Ted Cruz claimed Democrats want to give 'illegal aliens' and 'child molesters' the right to vote during a leaked invite-only call with GOP state lawmakers
The bill says government offices are required to share only the information of citizens, though the representative from Cruz's office said it does not provide "identification safeguards." A voting expert at the Campaign Legal Center told Politifact many of the government agencies involved are already tasked with identifying citizens and should be able to weed out noncitizens. The legislation is unlikely to pass in the Senate, though the debate over voting rights is playing out in state legislatures across the country.
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