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UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative Statement on the Selection of the Final Six Members of California’s 2020 Redistricting Commission
Today, the California 2020 Citizens Redistricting Commission announced its final six members, which include four Latino representatives. Of the initial list of eight members, none were Latino, raising grave concerns about fair representation.