Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Whittier's Residents Challenge At-Large Voting System

An East LA city may see changes to the process of electing its city council members. A non jury trial has been scheduled for next year to determine whether Whittier should replace its current at-large balloting system with voting districts. Three Latino residents filed a lawsuit last August against the city, alleging the current system is unfair to the city’s more than half Latino population.
KPFK's Agnes Radomski has the story.