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City of Dover v. Scanlan

Last Updated Feb 15, 2023
Case number

No. 219-2022-CV-00224 (N.H. Super. Ct., Strafford Cnty.), No. 2022-0249 (N.H. S. Ct.)

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Case Information

State court challenge to the state House map, based on alleged malapportionment and insufficient consideration of town and ward boundaries.

An initial petition was filed directly in the state supreme court; on┬áMay 17, 2022, that court denied original jurisdiction, without prejudice to plaintiffs’ seeking relief in trial court.

The plaintiffs have since sought relief in trial court; a motion to dimiss is currently pending.



Case filings, starting with most recent court
    Name Last Modified
Document icon Complaint Jul 26, 2022
Document icon Motion to dismiss Oct 17, 2022
Document icon Response Nov 15, 2022
Document icon Reply Nov 28, 2022
Document icon Surreply Dec 6, 2022
    Name Last Modified
Document icon Petition (incl. app.) May 3, 2022
Document icon State's response May 13, 2022
Document icon Reply May 16, 2022
Highlighted document Document icon Order denying original jurisdiction May 17, 2022

Map | Challenged state House plan

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