Under Threat, Santa Rosa Moves to District Elections for City Council – Sep 1, 2017

The “at large” system for City Council voting has left Santa Rosa’s Latino community chronically under-represented.

The Santa Rosa City Council moved ahead this week with a dramatic change – members voted unanimously to begin a transition to election by district, rather than at large. Reporter Steve Mencher talked with Mayor Chris Coursey and council member Julie Combs about the vote and the big changes coming in Santa Rosa politics:

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