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S.I. GOP delegation part of lawsuit against NYC non-citizen voting

By Paul Liotta |

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Staten Island’s Republican elected officials joined their colleagues around the state Monday in a lawsuit against the city’s non-citizen voting bill that passed last year.

The litigation brought against Mayor Eric Adams, the New York City Board of Elections (BOE), and the New York City Council challenges the bill based on the state’s constitution, election law and municipal home rule law that contradicts the bill that became law Saturday.

Borough President Vito Fossella, Rep. Nicole Malliotakis (R-Staten Island/South Brooklyn, Staten Sen. Andrew Lanza (R-South Shore), Assemblyman Mike Reilly (R-South Shore), Assemblyman Mike Tannousis (R-East Shore/South Brooklyn), City Council Minority Leader Joe Borelli (R-South Shore), and City Councilman David Carr (R-Mid-Island) are plaintiffs listed in the lawsuit.

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