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English As Official Language

Explanation

A "yes" vote shall have the effect of declaring English to be the official language of the State of Arizona, requiring all official actions to be conducted in English, requiring government to preserve, protect and enhance English as the official language, prohibiting discrimination against persons using English, and permitting private lawsuits to enforce the official English amendment to the Arizona Constitution.

 

A "no" vote shall have the effect of retaining the existing provision of the Arizona Constitution regarding the use of English in Arizona government, which was found unconstitutional in 1998; a "no" vote will not affect its unconstitutional status.