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Candidates making up new names on ballots translated into Chinese

May 16, 2011 10:54:56 PM- latimes.com
Currently, candidates of all ethnicities can use Chinese words of their choosing when translating their names for the ballot. Predictably, their choices are often flattering. A state senator's bill would restrict the practice.

When Li Zheng Ping ran for Superior Court judge in San Francisco last year, he seemed destined to do well with Chinese-speaking voters.

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