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In re 2021 Apportionment

Last Updated Jul 19, 2021
Case No. SJC-21-4 (Me. S. Ct.)
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State court action asking the Maine Supreme Court to extend the state constitutional deadline for the apportionment commission to submit proposed redistricting plans, in light of the delay in the release of the census data.

On Jul. 19, 2021, the court issued an order granting the request with respect to state legislative and congressional plans, extending the deadline for apportionment commission action to 45 days after the State of Maine received the relevant census data.


Case filings, starting with most recent court
    Name Last Modified
Document icon Petition May 24, 2021
Document icon SOS affidavit May 24, 2021
Document icon Apportionment comm'n petition to join Jun 4, 2021
Document icon Order joining apportionment comm'n Jun 7, 2021
Highlighted document Document icon Order extending deadlines Jul 19, 2021

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