Louis DeSipio

Louis DeSipio, professor of political science and Chicano/Latino studies at UC Irvine, said council members have many responsibilities, and limiting the pay range can also limit who can afford to serve in such positions at the local level and beyond. In the case of Santa Ana, for example, the City Council has been racially and ethnically diverse, but has lacked in professional or economic background diversity, he said.

For the full story, please visit https://www.ocregister.com/2024/06/19/santa-ana-voters-to-decide-if-councilmembers-get-raise-it-would-give-leaders-78000-to-start/.

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