Government: Virginia Beach appeals voting system order, but change is coming; public input sought

The Independent News

“I think the city’s decision to appeal the trial court’s well-founded decision just goes back to the fact this City Council does not listen to the minority community,” said Chris Lamar, senior legal counsel for the Campaign Legal CenterLamar questioned the decision by the city “to continue to argue Blacks, Asian Americans and Hispanics should not be able to elect candidates of choice” in a city and commonwealth that is becoming more diverse. 

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