November 4, 2013

Dan Walters: Giant Los Angeles County needs more supervisors

Los Angeles County is home to more than a quarter of California’s population, and nearly 60 percent of its residents are Latino. However, just one of the county’s five supervisors is Latino, and Gloria Molina was elected to the board 22 years ago only because the U.S. Justice Department interceded in redistricting and declared that not creating a Latino seat would violate the Voting Rights Act.

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