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Should foreign residents be eligible to vote?

People are become increasingly globally mobile, with foreign nationals accounting for ever higher population percentages in most nations on Earth. Should they be allowed to vote?
Ethics , Politics , Society

Yes, foreign residents should be able to vote

Foreigners should be allowe to take part in all ballots regardless of their type, local, regional or national (federal)

Expatriates have same duties as nationals

Foreign nationals have same duty as nationals and therefore should be given same rights Explore

Yes, but only in local elections

Foreign nationals should be allowed to vote only on local elections

Local interest vs. national interests

No, foreign residents should not be able to vote

Right to vote should be restricted to nationals

An alien resident might not have the necessary knowledge

An alient resident might not know enough of country language, customs, legislative system to cast a vote. Explore

Foreign resident can apply for naturalisation

A foreign residents willing to vote can apply for becoming a national Explore

Passive elegibility should be guaranteed

An alien resident should not only have the right to vote but also to be elected

Ensure representativity of minorities

This page was last edited on Thursday, 5 Mar 2020 at 12:41 UTC