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    Democracy & Voting Rights

    Matt Barreto in YakimaHerald.com: “Redistricting commissioners say Latino representation in Yakima Valley was point of contention”


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    Democrats Brady Piñero Walkinshaw and April Sims came to the conclusion that it was required, using analysis from UCLA Voting Rights Project director Matt Barreto. Republicans Graves and Joe Fain used a different analysis and said drawing a Latino voter majority district would constitute racial gerrymandering.