LA Councilwoman Rodriguez Wants State Legislation for Redistricting Reform


City Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez called Friday for the state to take up legislation that would establish an independent redistricting process for Los Angeles before next April.

Rodriguez introduced a resolution Friday calling on the City Council to support legislation similar to Senate Bill 958, which in 2016 created a citizen’s redistricting commission for Los Angeles County independent from the influence of the county’s Board of Supervisors.

Elected officials across Los Angeles have called for changes in the redistricting process after three council members and a top county labor official took part in a 2021 conversation that included racist comments and efforts to manipulate last year’s redistricting effort.



Read original article here

Denial of responsibility! Vigour Times is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials, please contact us by email – [email protected]. The content will be deleted within 24 hours.

Leave a comment
Enable Notifications OK No thanks