Lake Elsinore City Council holds first public hearing for election transition

Lake Elsinore City Council conducted the first of four public hearings regarding the proposed transition from at-large to by district elections Tuesday, Nov. 28. The goal of the hearing was to receive public comments and input regarding the formation of new voting districts. The city was forced to consider the move after receiving a letter […]

Lake Elsinore City Council sees move to by-district elections as financial ‘extortion’

Despite feelings that a law firm’s claim that the city of Lake Elsinore has violated the California Voting Rights Act of 2001 by conducting at-large elections is simply “extortion” and “false,” the Lake Elsinore City Council voted its intent to transition to by-district elections during a special meeting Tuesday, Nov. 7, at the city cultural […]