Democrats oppose special session
Last updated 9/21/2023 at 11:37am
The Center Square
OTHELLO – Democratic leaders say they are willing to let a federal court redraw the disputed boundaries of the 15th Legislative District to better reflect its Latino population.
The district includes Othello, Pasco, Grandview, Sunnyside and other communities surrounding the Hanford Nuclear reservation, as well as parts of Adams County.
Redrawing the districts may impact other Legislative districts.
In Soto Palmer v. Hobbs, U.S. District Court Judge Robert Lasnik concluded legislative maps drawn in 2021 by the Washington State Redistricting Commission for t...