Milwaukee Alderwoman Zamarripa: County Board redistricting map detrimental to Latino community

Late last Friday night (October 29th), the Milwaukee County Board finally approved new County Supervisor district maps. Despite the two-month long process, the map failed to take into account the fastest growing constituency in the great state of Wisconsin – our Latino or Latinx community. According to the 2020 Census, the Latino community jumped in Milwaukee County by nearly 27,000, while other populations saw substantial decreases.

There was an opportunity to draw a map that paved the way for a greater voice for the state’s fastest growing demographic, Latino Wisconsinites. The 15th Supervi...

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