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    Democracy & Voting Rights

    Matt Barreto in Yahoo! News: “As redistricting deadline nears, commissioners work to reach final decision”


    One of the biggest issues still being determined is how to create a majority-Latino district in Yakima. After an analysis released last month by Matt Barreto, faculty director at the UCLA Voting Rights Project, commissioners Sims and Walkinshaw proposed redrawing the 14th Legislative District centered on the Yakima area and including the Yakama Nation Reservation.