Fox host Tucker Carlson closed out Monday night’s broadcast of Tucker Carlson Tonight by reminding viewers that California will be holding a recall election for Gov. Gavin Newsom in 15 days. In a preemptive attempt to cast doubt on the election’s integrity as he continued to stoke racial resentment against the made-up scourge of “anti-white mania,” Carlson incorrectly told viewers that “in California, noncitizens can vote.” He sarcastically continued: “So [can] people who don’t live in California vote? It seems kind of racist to prevent them from voting just because you don’t live there.”
While a handful of municipalities across the country, including one in San Francisco, allow noncitizens to vote in municipal or school board elections, voter registration in California is limited to U.S. citizens over the age of 18 who are residents of the state of California. Only voters registered in California are allowed to vote in the gubernatorial recall election.