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Federal court throws out June legislative maps, declines to send issue to bipartisan commission

Allows further arguments on replacements passed in September

Posted on October 20, 2021

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SPRINGFIELD – A three-judge federal court panel in Chicago ruled Tuesday that the legislative redistricting plan that Gov. JB Pritzker signed into law in June – before official 2020 U.S. Census numbers were available – was unconstitutional because the population variances among districts violated the “one-person, one-vote” doctrine.

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