New City Patch 11/21/17: NYCLU Suit Seeks Ward System for School Board Elections

Suit Seeks Ward System For East Ramapo School Board Elections

Acting on behalf of the Spring Valley NAACP and several school district residents, the New York Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging the at-large method of electing members of the East Ramapo Central School District Board of Education. They argue that the system unlawfully denies black and Latino citizens in the district an equal opportunity to elect candidates of their choice.

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