Article originally appeared on thefederalist.com.
On the surface, Musk is correct is his assertion that “Arizona clearly states that no proof of citizenship is required for federal elections.” But that’s not necessarily by the Granite State’s design.
Arizona clearly states that no proof of citizenship is required for federal elections https://t.co/qZWamvFPHP — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 9, 2024
Election law expert Hans von Spakovsky says Arizona can thank a bad 2013 U.S. Supreme Court ruling for the confusion.
The high court struck down an Arizona law that required voters to show proof of citizenship in national elections. In the majority opinion (7-2), the late Justice Antonin Scalia wrote that the state law conflicted with the 1993 National Voter Registration Act (NVRA), …
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