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February 11, 2014 at 7:02 AM

Voting rights: Make government more representative

Thank you for the story on the Washington Voting Rights Act [“State House Democrats push forward minority voting bill,” Local News, January 25.] As a young Latino who works in politics, I see the need for the Washington Voting Rights Act. When I meet legislators from across the state, school board members, or…

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0 Comments | More in Voting rights | Topics: Latinos, Michael Padilla Ocampo, Washington Voting Rights Act

February 1, 2014 at 9:46 AM

Minority voting: Washington Voting Rights Act doesn’t go far enough

It is welcome news that the Legislature is considering the Washington Voting Rights Act [“State House Democrats push forward minority voting bill,” Local News, Jan. 25]. Washington has a history of bipartisan efforts of voter inclusion. Vote by mail, creation of the Washington State Redistricting Commission and passage of Initiative 872, which allows a vote for…

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0 Comments | More in Election | Topics: Initiative 872, Susan Goding, Washington State Redistricting Commission