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Brooklyn Borough President and a Democratic mayoral candidate Eric Adams greets NYPD officers as participants gather for a march through the financial district during a parade honoring essential workers for their efforts in getting New York City through the COVID-19 pandemic, Wednesday, July 7, 2021, in New York. Adams bested a large Democratic field in New York’s first major race to use ranked choice voting. Results from the latest tabulations showed him leading former city sanitation commissioner Kathryn Garcia. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

NYC to allow non-citizens to vote in municipal elections

New York City Mayor Eric Adams approved legislation giving more than 800,000 non-citizens access to the ballot box. The Democrat allowed the measure to go into law Sunday and unless a judge stops it’s implementation, the city’s non-U.S. citizens will now have the chance to vote in municipal elections.