Noncitizen voting rule draws heavy criticism at Iowa public hearing

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Posted: Friday, January 4, 2013 12:00 am

DES MOINES (AP) — A rule proposed by Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz that would establish a process for removing voters from registration rolls if they can't prove citizenship drew heavy criticism Thursday from around the state at a public hearing.

“As a veteran, this is not what those of us who went to Vietnam fought for,” said Arthur Heyderman of Bettendorf. “It is not what my brothers and sisters died for.”

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