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RESOURCES

IMPROVING REPRESENTATION IN YAKIMA COUNTY

This is a flyer created by the Campaign Legal Center that outlines our WVRA challenge and what Ranked Choice Voting can mean for Yakima County

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WE ARE ONE YAKIMA 

A PDF one-pager outlining our campaign, what is the WVRA and what is Ranked Choice Voting. 

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STORIES & IN THE NEWS

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CHANGING OUR VOTING SYSTEM HELP MY CITY REPRESENT A DIVERSIFYING ELECTORATE

Dulce Gutierrez, Yakima County resident, reflects on how changes in election systems impacted her in the past and why the current WVRA challenge to Yakima County is important. 

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WASHINGTON STATE LATINOS FIGHT TO MAKE THEIR VOTES MATTER

- MAY 27, 2020 - 

An article by the Public News Service outlines how Latinos in Yakima County are fighting for fairness in election systems. It features quotes from Rogelio Montes, a plantiff in the Yakima County challenge. 

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ONEAMERICA SUES YAKIMA COUNTY, SAYING VOTING SYSTEM DISENFRANCHISES LATINOS

- JULY 13, 2020 -

An article by the Yakima Herald that shares the suit filed against Yakima County by Yakima county residents and OneAmerica. 

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EXPOSED DURING COVID-19, YAKIMA LATINOS SUE COUNTY OVER ELECTION SYSTEM

- JULY 14, 2020 -

An article by the Public News Service outlines the suit filed against Yakima County over it's election structure. The article focuses on how the county's reaction to the pandemic exposes why the system needs to be reformed.

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DEJA VU ALL OVER AGAIN: SUIT ALLEGES LATINX VOTERS DISENFRANCHISED BY YAKIMA COUNTY ELECTION SYSTEM

- JULY 14, 2020 -

An article by Spokane Public Radio reporting on the suit filed by Yakima County residents. 

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WHY IT'S TIME FOR EVERY STATE TO ENACT ITS OWN VOTING RIGHTS LAW

- JULY 16, 2020 - 

An opinion piece written by Ruth Greenwood from Campaign Legal Center and Roxana Norouzi, Deputy Director of OneAmerica, outlining the need for all states to enact it's own voting rights law to protect communities facing voting discrimination and to create a more equitable democracy.

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This campaign is led by Yakima County Residents in collaboration with Campaign Legal Center (CLC) , OneAmerica, and Equitable Democracy.

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