Video: Lawsuit claims state political maps illegally ‘cracked’ Yakima Valley to dilute Latino votes
“There are health disparities, economic disparities and social welfare disparities between the Latino community and the white community in this area and across this state,” said Simone Leeper, legal counsel, redistricting at Campaign Legal Center. “It’s particularly seen in the Yakima Valley area, where you have members of the community who are not getting their fair share of education opportunities. They are not having the economic opportunities that other people are having.”
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