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Judges reject Philly election monitors (AP)
Populux | November 4, 2006 at 06:06 pmby
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PHILADELPHIA - A federal court refused Friday to appoint observers for Tuesday's election to remedy what the Justice Department called the city's abysmal record of meeting its obligations to Spanish-speaking voters. The three-judge panel filed a brief order Friday afternoon denying the request and said the reasoning would be explained in a decision later. The Justice Department contends Philadelphia has failed to provide sufficient election materials in Spanish and has not recruited enough bilingual ...