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At-Large Districts Are Relics That Produce ‘Absurd’ Results, Voting Expert Says

March 19, 2021

When the House of Delegates voted earlier this month to advance House Bill 655, Speaker Adrienne A. Jones (D-Baltimore County) celebrated the moment, writing on social media that “for too long across this country, undemocratic local laws have denied voters of color their full enfranchisement.” The measure would require that county commissioners who represent districts be elected solely by the voters of that district, not the entire county.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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