In a city that is two-thirds Latino, not one elected official is

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    Imagine if today's Los Angeles were governed by a white mayor and an all-white City Council. And then imagine if that anomaly was protected by city election rules that virtually guaranteed no Latino candidate could land a spot in elected office. The civil rights community would be apoplectic and the public justifiably enraged.

    Jim Newton: Compton's racial divide - latimes.com
     

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