In a letter to the city of Monterey, Andrew Sandoval, director of the Salinas-based chapter of LULAC, said his organization believes Monterey’s at-large election system violates state law. Salinas, Marina and Greenfield already have district-based systems, and LULAC is talking with Soledad about a similar transition.(Oct. 15, 2021) → Read the full Monterey County Weekly report
Redistricting—the redrawing of maps for congressional, legislative and local seats—is happening right now. The process has been affected by a new state law that prioritizes keeping “communities of interest” together, and also the 2019 FAIR MAPS Act, which requires public input at every step of the process.(Oct. 14, 2021) → Read the full Monterey Herald report
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