POLL: Bilingual Voting Services

The comments have been flying on a story about bilingual poll workers being needed. What do you think?

Editor's Note:  This article was originally published on May 30, but has been brought to the front page again, since the discussion continues on the topic. Original story below:

In a about bilingual poll workers being needed, comments have been flying over the topic of multi-language government services.

In 1988, California made English the official language for government services. But a strong Spanish-speaking population is calling for more services in their native tongue to serve those with limited English abilities.  

So should voting sites have bilingual services?     

Tell us with your vote below and comments.

linda hanna June 02, 2012 at 01:30 PM
English spoken here please!
Tony Ballew June 02, 2012 at 11:50 PM
Bob.. I knew a Vietnamese woman who proudly showed me her US citizenship certificate...she spoke probably 5 words of English...3 of which were "pick your color"...so much for being fluent....better check that before you post...
KLM 1950 June 03, 2012 at 04:13 PM
Abslutely agree 100% and I will not press 1 for English while I am on the subject. What next are we going to have our ballots in every language like applying for a driver's license which again is a total waste of our tax dollars?
Brian Torsney June 14, 2012 at 05:25 AM
Just because we political correctness has weakened our resolve to enforce our laws, does not mean they don't exist. A lot of my friends had parents and grandparents who spoke italian or german at home, but were proficient in reading and speaking English. Indeed they were proud of their English abilities..
KLM 1950 June 15, 2012 at 02:16 AM
Amen to that, ooops that is Politically incorrect these days too!


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