Trump Election Complicates Noncitizen Voting in S.F.

By Scott Shafer, KQED News/The California Report

Lost amid Donald Trump’s stunning upset in the election in November was the passage of a controversial San Francisco ballot measure. Proposition N will allow noncitizens with children to vote in local school board elections. But now, with immigrant communities worried over the Trump administration cracking down on sanctuary cities, that might be easier said than done.

“It’s really unfortunate that the national rhetoric and the Trump administration has become so hostile to immigrants that they fear to participate in this very basic American right,” said David Lee, executive director of the Chinese American Voters Education Committee in San Francisco.

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