Move to Cumulative Voting in California

That will soon no longer be the case, as, after a recent spate of board actions, local residents are set to come face-to-face with a voting system that to this point has been virtually unknown.

On Thursday, the Castaic Union School District became the latest local agency to sign off on a shift to cumulative voting.
The Castaic district’s move was prompted, at least partly, by the possibility of legal action brought under the California Voting Rights Act, such as the lawsuits that were filed last year against the city of Santa Clarita, Santa Clarita Community College District and Sulphur Springs School District.”

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