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NEW REPORT: The History and Lessons of Latino Under-Representation in Washington State

This report examines legal and community barriers to Latino representation on city councils and school boards in ten Washington State counties. We studied three specific questions: What is the electoral history of Latino representation in Adams, Benton, Chelan, Douglas, Franklin, Grant, Okanogan, Skagit, Walla Walla and Yakima counties from 1983 – 2011? What challenges have […]

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Project Announcement: The History and Lessons of Latino Under-Representation in Washington State

A Promise of Democracy – This project is the collaborative effort of three seniors at Whitman College – Christine Kiely, Lauren McCullough and Seth Dawson – working in conjunction with Joaquin Avila and the National Voting Rights Advocacy Initiative. Through a detailed examination of electoral histories across ten counties and interviews with prominent members of […]

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