LA Redistricting May Shift Power to the Valley

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LA's 15 City Council districts are redrawn every 10 years according to census figures. Recent charter reform incorporates public input into the redistricting process. Tonight, a 21-member advisory commission will begin hearing proposals. One, from Latinos hoping to increase their political clout, calls for a shift in power from the Westside to the San Fernando Valley. We look at race politics, redistricting, and what all means for the Valley, West Side, and Latino voters, with Amadis Velez of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, Councilwoman Cindy Miscikowski, Charter Reformer Raphe Sonenshein, and Richard Close, who's leading the San Fernando Valley secession movement.
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