Judge Chooses ACLU Map for Yakima, Washington City Council

Its official, the Yakima, Washington city council will now elect its members from seven single-member districts, two of which will have large Latino voting populations. The city had been sued by the ACLU for its at-large voting system and the effect it had on the Latino community. A federal district court found in favor the ACLU and directed both the city and the ACLU to offer a redistricting map that would afford the Latino population better representation. The court this week, chose the ACLU map.

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Categories: LATEST, Lawsuits, Minority Vote Dilution, Redistricting

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