By RONNIE ELLIS
The long, sometimes acrimonious fight over drawing new state legislative district maps in Kentucky may be about to end.
Attorneys for two sets of plaintiffs who had sued the legislature in federal court demanding the General Assembly pass constitutionally acceptable indicated Wednesday they will not file objections to the maps passed in last week’s special session.
“After having reviewed the recently enacted maps and consulting with our clients, we do not anticipate submitting formal objections to the court about the newly drawn districts,” said William Sharp, ACLU attorney.
An earlier email from Sharp to other attorneys, including those representing the northern Kentucky plaintiffs, indicated the decision was made following consultation among both sets of plaintiffs and their attorneys.
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