Do Maps Adequately Reflect Latino Growth? Ballots & Boundaries

Larger Latino populations should have spurred line-drawers to create districts that maximize their voting power, according to advocacy groups that have gone to court. At issue: a proposed congressional district map in Colorado and the statehouse map signed into law in Illinois. “The Latino community in Colorado has been growing quickly, and the new maps this year need to reflect that,” Mark Gaber of the Campaign Legal Center said in a brief submitted to the Colorado Supreme Court.

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