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7/29/2013 - Ruling on Anaheim Voting Lawsuit Expected Tomorrow. Hearing comes after council’s move to enact modified at-large voting system,
Anaheim,CA – An important procedural ruling is expected Tuesday, in a case filed by the ACLU and Anaheim community leaders over the city’s voting laws. The lawsuit, filed in June of last year, alleges that the city’s voting system violates the California Voting Rights Act by inherently discriminating against the city’s Latino residents.
7/23/2013 - As Anaheim City Council Set to Change Election System, Groups Protest Outside City Hall
Anaheim, CA - A group of Anaheim residents and activists will rally outside the gates of city hall on Tuesday, calling for real district elections as the Anaheim City council moves forward on its plan to enact a modified at-large voting system. Protestors will reissue their demand that the city allow voters to decide on district elections, a system they say would engender greater participation from groups that have been invisible in the political process and underserved by the city. The rally comes nearly a year after the city was rocked by riots in the aftermath of police shootings of two unarmed Hispanic men in Anaheim.
7/12/2013 - In The Shadow of Disneyland, 100s of Anaheim Residents Gather To Craft 'People's City Charter'
Anaheim, CA – On the eve of the one year anniversary of Anaheim’s July 2012 protests, a diverse group of over 100 Anaheim resident leaders are taking responsibility for their neighborhoods because they feel City Hall does not listen to their needs.
6/11/2013 - Anaheim Council Set To Consider Placing Districts On The Ballot
Anaheim, CA – On June 11th, 2013, Anaheim residents and community leaders will push the Anaheim City Council to adopt the recommendations of its Citizens Advisory Committee and specifically vote to place a referendum on the ballot that will allow Anaheim citizens to decide whether they want the Council elected by districts or by the current at-large system.
5/7/2013 - Anaheim Resident Leaders to Attend Final Meeting of Citizens Advisory Committee
Anaheim,CA – On May 9th 2013, a diverse group of Anaheim resident leaders are taking responsibility of their neighborhoods by pressing the Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) to commit to district elections and eight electoral seats.