FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2016
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Anaheim City Council Ends Controversial Delay On Voting Districts
Voters in Latino-majority district to be included in first elections this November
ANAHEIM, Calif.— The Anaheim City Council approved what has been dubbed “The People’s Map” last week—after nearly scrapping the popular voting districts plan last month.
“Residents have been working for years to have our voices heard in City Hall,” said Martin Lopez, a long-time Anaheim resident and voting-rights advocate. “Now we need to keep showing up to City Council to keep the plan moving forward.” The next meeting of the Anaheim City Council is January 26. Continue reading