The Battle Over Bilingual Ballots (2009)

 

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The ‘bilingual ballot’ provisions of the Voting Rights Act, enacted in 1965 and expanded a decade later to remove language barriers to voting by prohibiting English-only elections in certain jurisdictions, remain a subject of intense debate in election law and American politics. This book offers the first-ever comprehensive examination of the subject, making a persuasive case for the provisions and investigating the sources and consequences of the controversy surrounding them.