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Judge dismisses Albuquerque redistricting lawsuit

January 5, 2014 • State News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A judge dismissed a lawsuit against Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry over a redistricting dispute about a year ago that moved a City Council district to the city’s west side to account for population growth there.

U.S. District Judge William Johnson said Friday that the lawsuit lacked merit and ruled that the plaintiffs cannot refile their case, The Albuquerque Journal reported (http://bit.ly/1ln92Sg).

The lawsuit claimed that the new district arrangement made Hispanics less able to elect Login to read more

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