DID THE COMMISSION EXCLUDE LATINO COMMUNITIES? THE JUDGE SAYS YES
The judge says at the heart of the legal matter was the redistricting commission's move to exclude communities with heavy Latino populations who live next to the new 15th District map.
JUDGE SETS DEADLINE FOR REDRAWING POLITICAL MAPS
In the ruling on Thursday, U.S. District Court Judge Robert S. Lasnik contends that "the boundaries of LD 15...did result in inequalities in the electoral opportunities enjoyed by White and voters in the area."
Judge Lasnik set a deadline of February 7th to create and adopt new district maps for the area. Yakima County Commissioner LaDon Linde says despite these latest legal challenges, he doesn't believe the maps were initially drawn to disenfranchise Latino voters in the new legislative district.
25 True Crime Locations: What Do They Look Like Today?
Below, find out where 25 of the most infamous crimes in history took place — and what the locations are used for today. (If they've been left standing.)
50 Most Popular Chain Restaurants in America
YouGov investigated the most popular dining brands in the country, and Stacker compiled the list to give readers context on the findings. Read on to look through America's vast and divergent variety of restaurants—maybe you'll even find a favorite or two.
LOOK: What major laws were passed the year you were born?
Data for this list was acquired from trusted online sources and news outlets. Read on to discover what major law was passed the year you were born and learn its name, the vote count (where relevant), and its impact and significance.
LOOK: See how much gasoline cost the year you started driving
To find out more about how has the price of gas changed throughout the years, Stacker ran the numbers on the cost of a gallon of gasoline for each of the last 84 years. Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (released in April 2020), we analyzed the average price for a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline from 1976 to 2020 along with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for unleaded regular gasoline from 1937 to 1976, including the absolute and inflation-adjusted prices for each year.
Read on to explore the cost of gas over time and rediscover just how much a gallon was when you first started driving.
How Many in America: From Guns to Ghost Towns
Can you take a guess as to how many public schools are in the U.S.? Do you have any clue as to how many billionaires might be residing there? Read on to find out—and learn a thing or two about each of these selection’s cultural significance and legacy along the way.