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New Mexico Supreme Court will not take up Republican’s redistricting appeal

Posted on AllSides November 27th, 2023
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In a unanimous decision, the New Mexico Supreme Court will not take up the redistricting lawsuit after finding no reason to contest the district court’s finding. The decision on Nov. 27 means that Congressional District 2, previously a Republican lock in the U.S. House of Representatives, will become much more competitive between the two parties over the next decade. In October, Ninth Judicial District Court Judge Fred Van Soelen found that the “purpose in redrawing CD 2 … was to entrench the Democratic Party in power by diluting the votes...

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