“Now that this court case has come to a successful conclusion, all parties should focus on the ultimate objective: a Ferguson-Florissant School Board that is responsive to the needs of the community. We look forward to working with the school district and the Board of Elections to implement the new cumulative voting system that will be used starting with April’s election,” said Tony Rothert, legal director, ACLU of Missouri.

“The U.S. Supreme Court let stand the trial and appellate courts’ decision that the Ferguson-Florissant School District’s electoral system violates the Voting Rights Act.  With a new electoral system in place, all residents’ voices will be heard and their votes will be given equal weight,” said Julie Ebenstein, senior staff attorney with the ACLU's Voting Rights Project.

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