Groups poised to sue Yakima County Commissioners over alleged violations of Voting Rights Act

Yakima Herald-Republic

The group, along with the nonprofit Campaign Legal Center and four registered Yakima County Latino voters, sent commissioners a letter Wednesday alleging that the county’s election system dilutes Latino votes and so denies the Latino community equal opportunity to elect candidates of their choice. “The discriminatory electoral system in Yakima County has led to real consequences for the Latino community,” said Rich Stolz, OneAmerica’s executive director.

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