The Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials (GALEO) and New York-based LatinoJustice are threatening lawsuits against Gwinnett and Hall counties to provide Spanish ballots, voter guides, poll workers and website information, citing a federal Voting Rights Act provision. Robert Vandervoort of the Washington-based ProEnglish notes that a U.S. citizen is required to be English-proficient, and questions why bilingual ballots are needed at all. He says this latest attack on English as the tie that binds all Americans underscores the need for the proposed constitutional amendment (S.R. 675) designating English as the official language of Georgia’s government, and why GALEO’s ship should be SINKING…

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