San Rafael to review options for shift to district elections

By Keri Brenner, Marin Independent Journal

11/21/17, 5:22 PM PST

San Rafael officials, facing threat of a potential multimillion dollar lawsuit compelling them to switch to district elections, said this week they will take up the issue again at the next City Council meeting.

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SAN RAFAEL DISTRICT ELECTIONS URGED TO PROMOTE MINORITY CANDIDATES

Keri Brenner, Marin Independent Journal 

November 3rd, 2017

San Rafael may be the next target of a legal challenge demanding the city switch from at-large elections for City Council seats to district elections in order to avoid what the potential challenger calls “racially polarized voting.”

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MARIN VOICE: IT IS TIME FOR DISTRICT ELECTIONS IN SAN RAFAEL

Jonathan Frieman
November 4th, 2017

It’s almost certain San Rafael will move to district elections for its City Council by 2020, at the latest. 

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