Latino voters have a fighting chance for representation with changes coming to Yakima County's voting system
The Yakima County Board of Commissioners settled a lawsuit accusing the county of having a discriminatory voting system. In the settlement, the commissioners agreed to remap voting districts and move to a district-based voting system for both primary and general elections. The immigrant advocacy group OneAmerica along with four community members – Dulce Gutierrez, Bengie Aguilar, Susan Soto Palmer and Rogelio Montes – filed the lawsuit with the Campaign Legal Center as their representation.
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