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Santa Clara will be divided into six separate voting districts for city council elections following a May ruling that at-large voting has prevented Asian-Americans from being elected since the city’s inception, Santa Clara County Superior Court decided Monday morning.
The current system allows Santa Clara residents to vote for all six council members, in addition to the mayor, regardless of where they live. During this November’s election, residents will instead vote on only one city council member based on their
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