Quantcast

Not only Spanish

Published September 22, 2012 1:01 am

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

In "English-only voters" (Forum, Sept. 19), Aaron Cloward complained that the state's website vote.utah.gov is not translated into Spanish. Cloward wants governments to "provide bilingual voting information to its citizens."

As a naturalized American citizen and erstwhile Dutchman, I totally agree.

Where is the bilingual information for us Dutch-Americans, for Germans, Poles, French, Indian, African, etc.?

Unlike Spanish speakers, in order to vote, we all have to understand this nation's English language. It's not fair.

Frans J. Kohlschein

Sandy

USER COMMENTS
Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
comments powered by Disqus