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MALDEF: Federal Appeals Court Dismisses Challenge to the California Voting Rights Act

Dec 04, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund issued the following news release:

A federal court of appeals today rejected a challenge to the California Voting Rights Act (CVRA) brought by a former mayor of the City of Poway.

The three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld a district court's ruling that held that city officials did not racially gerrymander districts when they switched from at-large elections in which all voters choose all coun...