Judge Orders Florida Election Officials to Offer Ballots Printed in Spanish

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8 September 2018
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Our American Future
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A federal judge ruled on Friday that Florida Secretary of State Kenneth Detzner must provide polling places with election ballots printed in Spanish, reports state.

U.S. District Judge Mark Walker ruled that the state must comply with the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and provide the Spanish-language voting ballots after thousands of Puerto Rican natives moved to the Sunshine State in the wake of Hurricane Maria, NPR reports.


CAIRCO notes

One might ask what happened to the concept of a common people united by a common language in America.