Some states requiring voting ballots in Spanish

According to the latest 2020 U.S. Census data, there are over 60 million Latinos in the U.S.
2:02 | 01/14/22

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SINDY BENAVIDES: It is very clear that barriers to access to information and other languages is un-American and is voter suppression. [PERCUSSIVE MUSIC] There is nothing more American than being able to ensure that every single eligible citizen has that access to the ballot box. JERRY GONZALEZ: Well, what we've heard specifically from the community has been that not having information in Spanish limits their ability to be able to freely and openly participate. I think it's vitally important for people to understand there's different sections of the Voting Rights Act that have to deal with language access. DOMINGO GARCIA: With large numbers of Puerto Ricans still moving in to Orlando, Houston, you know, and Chicago and states like that. So it's important that we help these new voters-- US citizens, but whose first language is Spanish. JERRY GONZALEZ: Hall County really wants to serve all of its population. It should take voluntarily steps to ensure that there's meaningful Spanish language access in that county. - [SPEAKING SPANISH] Your vote counts. Your voice is your vote.

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