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Montgomery County to help Spanish-speaking voters

Board reverses initial rejection

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Concerned about potential litigation, the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors reached an agreement Tuesday with the state Attorney General’s Office over election accommodations for Spanish-speaking voters.

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sent letters in August to 10 upstate counties with large Hispanic populations, telling them to make more of an effort to accommodate Spanish-speaking voters at the polls. Schenectady County complied right away, signing a memorandum of agreement within weeks of getting the letter.

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