Official English legislation has emerged as an issue in the race for Georgia governor.
Democrat candidate Stacey Abrams has stated that if she is elected governor she will fight against allowing Georgia voters to decide about amending the state constitution to make English the official language of government.
Republican candidate Brian Kemp has dodged the official English issue altogether.
A recent letter to the editor published in the Marietta Daily Journal (“MDJ”), as written by John Litland of Marietta, stated: “This is a legitimate campaign issue…why does the MDJ not ask [Kemp] ‘will you use the power of the governor’s office to push for passage of a resolution that will permit all Georgia voters to decide in 2020 on making English the official language of government?’”
Litland added: “At least one poll shows that 76% of voters would vote yes.”
Read more at this link: https://www.mdjonline.com/opinion/letters_to_editor/the-official-language/article_043ab06a-d546-11e8-8732-7f512cfe077e.html