Will Buena Park’s Most Korean District Help Elect Democrat Sunny Park to City Council?
District elections will be fully in place when Buena Park voters elect three council members this November. The city began scrapping its old at-large system during the 2016 election cycle without getting hit with a lawsuit alleging violations of the California Voting Rights Act like Anaheim with Latinos and Fullerton with Asian-Americans before it. Even so, the most interesting of the three races this time around is in District 1, where it remains to be seen whether the area that’s 41 percent Asian-American will elect one of their own.
Read more on my latest OC Weekly Navel Gazing Blog post: