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District 4 Voting Results Show Shift In Southeast San Diego

Claire Trageser, KPBS RADIO NEWS

Monday, April 8, 2013

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Vince Vasquez, a senior policy analyst for the research institute, said that change isn’t because voters stopped voting. More likely they moved to other neighborhoods, possibly driven out by foreclosures.
“What we might be seeing here in Paradise Hills is a number of Caucasian families and homeowners may have actually lost their home in a disproportionate manner in these neighborhoods, left the neighborhood and then moving in were Asian, as well as perhaps immigrants and other ethnic groups," he said. "And those groups have lower voting turnout percentages.”