Take Two for July 3, 2013

Anaheim City Council adopts new election model

Anaheim Leaders

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Anaheim resident, Rabiya Shakil (center), 20, stands with other community members during a July 31, 2012 press conference calling for city leaders to address a lack of Latino and minority representation in City Hall.

Last night, the Anaheim City Council voted to change how its members are elected, but the contentious four-hour meeting left many feeling unsatisfied with the outcome. Even Anaheim's own mayor said the changes will do nothing to solve the city's problem of unequal representation of minorities.

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KPCC's Ben Bergman was at the council meeting and joins us with more.


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