Bilingual Education Foe Ron Unz Launches "Long-Shot" Bid for US Senate

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Ron Unz. the entrepreneur and Republican political activist who initiated the 1998 state proposition to abolish bilingual education, is now running for U.S. Senate. Acknowledging his late entry into the race and slim chance of winning, Unz says his motivation  is to have a platform to prevent Prop. 227 from being repealed by voters this November. As part of Forum's Election 2016 coverage, we talk to Unz about his candidacy, bilingual education, and his other major campaign: raising the minimum wage.


Ron Unz, entrepreneur and GOP political activist. Unz drafted Prop. 227 to dismantle bilingual education in California.