Washington Voting Rights Act

File photo of people gathered outside of the Washington state capitol building in Olympia, Wash. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

House Advances Minority Voting Bill

Democrats in the House of Representatives advanced on Monday a measure that aims to expand minority voting rights, but the bill is likely to die in the Senate.

CBS Seattle–01/27/2014

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Legal Fee Concerns Raised For State’s Voting Rights Act

Opponents of a bill aiming to reform representation of minorities in local elections say the measure would be expensive for municipalities because of possible legal fees.

CBS Seattle–01/31/2013