Sunday, March 6, 2011

"Port Chester to Appeal U.S. Voting-Rights Ruling Aimed at Helping Latinos"

"It seemed as if Port Chester, N.Y., was finally about to end a bitter chapter in its history — after four years of voting-rights litigation against the federal government, more than $1.2 million in legal fees, the creation of a new voting system and the election of the municipality’s first Latino to its board of trustees.
But this week, the village’s elected leaders decided that they were not done fighting."

The NYT has this report.

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