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Strafford County, N.H., commissioners challenge newly drawn districts

Posted on AllSides April 17th, 2024
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Lawmakers narrowly passed House Bill 75 over Democrats’ objections, and Governor Chris Sununu signed it, so state law now specifies that one Strafford County commissioner will be elected from each of the three newly drawn districts. The plaintiffs, all Democrats, were elected based on the countywide vote in 2022, just as their predecessors had been for more than 150 years. But the Republican-controlled state legislature decided last year to switch things up. The three incumbent commissioners of Strafford County, N.H., filed a lawsuit this week to challenge the constitutionality of...

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https://bostonglobe.com/2024/04/17/metro/new-hampshire-redistricting-gerrymandering-2024-election-lawsuit

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