Journal News 11/16/17: ER Lawsuit Stating Election System Stacked vs. Minorities

East Ramapo parents’ lawsuit: Election system stacked vs. minorities

A group of parents from East Ramapo have sued the school district, saying that the at-large voting system used to elect members to the school board has led to a lack of representation by minorities.

Filed Thursday in U.S. District Court, the suit demands no further school board elections be held until a ward system made up of nine single-member districts is in place.

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