House Passes Bill Requiring Proof of Citizenship to Vote

House Passes Bill Requiring Proof of Citizenship to Vote

The House on Wednesday passed legislation that would expand proof-of-citizenship requirements to vote in federal elections and impose voter roll purge requirements on states.

The Safeguard American Voter Eligibility (SAVE) Act passed through the House in a 221-198 vote, with five Democrats voting in favor of the Republican bill.

Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) introduced the legislation, and told Breitbart News Daily in June that there is “repeated evidence” of non-citizens voting.

“Let me just say this about the overall state of the election issue,” Roy said. “We’ve got repeated evidence of those who are here illegally — or, or whether they’re here legally — but non-citizens voting.”

Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX), a member of the Freedom Caucus, heads to a closed-door meeting of

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