Article originally appeared on thefederalist.com.
The Oklahoma Senate scored a major win for election integrity on Wednesday after the upper chamber passed legislation making it more difficult for illegal aliens to vote in state elections.
Under SB 377, county court clerks would be permitted to compile a monthly list of individuals “excused from jury duty for not being a citizen of the United States and provide the list to the secretary of the county election board.” Once acquired, the local election board secretary is then mandated to “cancel the registration of each registered voter included on the list” and “report the person or persons to the district attorney and the United States attorney for the county.”
Notably, seven of the Senate’s eight Democrats joined their Republican colleagues in supporting the measure (45-1).
According to bill sponsor and Republican Sen. Brent Howard, the concept for the legislation was originally conceived by Oklahoma’s secretary …
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