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Voting rights advocates ask judge to require Spanish-language ballots in all of Florida : A coalition of groups has asked a federal judge to require 32 Florida counties to offer Spanish-language ballots and other election materials, the latest move in a legal battle that started last year. The request, filed Friday in federal court in Gainesville, seeks a preliminary injunction requiring Spanish-language ballots and materials for elections starting Aug. 1 in the targeted counties. In September, Chief U.S. District Judge Mark Walker required those counties to provide Spanish-language sample ballots but did not require Spanish-language ballots and other assistance, saying there wasn’t enough time before the November elections.… Full Article
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