October 24, 2018
October 24, 2018

The Palo Alto Unified School District received a letter from the law firm of Wewer & Lacy alleging a violation of the California Voter Rights Act on August 14, 2018. Specifically, the Orange County firm is challenging the District's at-large election system for selection of Board of Education members. The firm is requesting a voluntary shift away from at-large voting practices.

William B. Tunick from the law firm of Dannis Woliver Kelley (DWK) presented key components of current case law at the public meeting of the Board of Education on September 25, 2018.

The links below contain related correspondence and documents.

Letter to PAUSD - August 10, 2018

Letter to PAUSD - September 19, 2018

PAUSD Response Letter - September 20, 2018

Presentation to the Board of Education - September 25, 2018

Tomescu Demographic & Analysis Report

PAUSD Response Letter - October 16, 2018