Almost two-thirds of Bay Area cities that switched to district-based elections saw more diverse candidate pools.
Share of candidates who are people of color by district-based election status
Note: 13 cities that don't meet the threshold for reporting are excluded in the race/ethnicity data. "Pre-switch" is defined as the two election cycles prior to and "post-switch" is defined as up to two election cycles after switching to city district-based elections.
Source:PolicyLink and USC ERI data collection | Bay Area Equity AtlasGet the data