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Wattson v. Simon

Last Updated Nov 18, 2021
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No. 10-CV-21-127 (Minn. Dist. Ct., Carver Cnty.), No. A21-0243 (Minn. S. Ct.)

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A state court challenge to the congressional and legislative maps, based on the anticipated failure of the legislature to draw valid lines, and anticipated subsequent malapportionment.

On Mar. 22, 2021, the state Supreme Court granted the request to appoint a special redistricting panel, but then stayed proceedings to give the legislature an opportunity to pass a valid plan.

On June 30, 2021, the state Supreme Court lifted the stay in order to appoint judges to the redistricting panel and allocate authority to the panel to manage the redistricting process and all challenges thereto.

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