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Sacramento County must provide ballots in Chinese, U.S. says

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Sacramento Bee
 
In another marker of the region's shifting demographics, the federal government said Wednesday that Sacramento County must print ballots and other voting materials in Chinese by the next election.
 
The change is the latest indication of phenomenal growth in the county's Chinese community, which added about 75 residents a month during the last decade. Only 15 other counties across America are required to print ballots in Chinese.

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