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Violates Court Orders
Judges previously ordered Santa Clara to implement a six-district system to comply with the California Voting Rights Act. Measure C violates that order by slashing our districts in half and takes away our voicein government.
Costs Santa Clarans millions
Santa Clara already lost over $3 million after thecity was sued for violating the California Voting Rights Act. Measure C could hit taxpayers witheven more costly lawsuits.
Takes Santa Clara backwards
This deceptive measure will increase the cost of running for office, making it more difficult for minorities and new candidates to be represented.