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Former Mayor #mikefeinstein writes in the #smdailypress to defend the #Santamonicacity decision to pay $10M to appeal a verdict that the city's at-large districts violate the California Voting Rights Act. #CVRA smdp.com/santa-monica-c…
What #mikefeinstein doesn't mention is one of the central points of the court's ruling - in 72 years of at-large voting, only 1 Hispanic candidate has been elected to the #Santamonicacity city council despite representing 13.1% of the population. santamonica.gov/Media/Default/…
What #mikefeinstein doesn't mention is the long history of the use of At-large elections in the South to ensure white-only governments or the fact that #Santamonicacity adopted the at-large plan "at a time of significant interracial tension" in Santa Monica.
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