Lawsuit filed over Utah redistricting maps, but state leaders defend them
The lawsuit was filed in Third District Court by Campaign Legal Center (CLC) along with attorneys from Parr Brown Gee & Loveless. “Elections should be determined by voters, not by politicians who draw maps to serve their own political interests,” said Paul Smith, CLC senior vice president, in a statement. “Independent redistricting commissions, like the one created through Proposition 4, are a pro-voter reform that helps ensure voters are the ones who decide how the electoral districts are drawn.”
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