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Elections Code - ELEC

DIVISION 14. ELECTION DAY PROCEDURES [14000 - 14443]

  ( Division 14 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )
  

CHAPTER 1.5. Rights of Voters [14025 - 14032]
  ( Chapter 1.5 added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 129, Sec. 1. )

  
14027.  

An at-large method of election may not be imposed or applied in a manner that impairs the ability of a protected class to elect candidates of its choice or its ability to influence the outcome of an election, as a result of the dilution or the abridgment of the rights of voters who are members of a protected class, as defined pursuant to Section 14026.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 129, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2003.)