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Editorial: Elections Board leaves Hall in a bilingual limbo
Panel punts on Spanish ballots for now, but is only delaying what is inevitable and right
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Sofia Sauseda, 6, looks up at her mother, Maria Palacios, policy analyst and leadership program coordinator with the Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials, on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, during a Hall County Elections Board meeting discussing rescinding a 2017 vote to adopt bilingual ballots for county and state elections. The decision to provide ballots in Spanish was rescinded by a 3-2 vote. The board has decided once again to study implementing bilingual ballots. - photo by David Barnes
Last week, the Hall County Elections Board voted to table, for now, the move to create Spanish-language ballots for elections.