Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

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November 1, 2013

Federal court lets maps stand

Judges keep new district lines drawn in August special session

FRANKFORT — A three-year battle over how to draw new state legislative lines has apparently come to a close as a three-judge federal panel issued its final order Thursday.

Judges William Bertelsman, Gregory Van Tatenhove and Danny Boggs let stand the latest maps drawn by the General Assembly during an August special session but permanently enjoined the legislature and election officials from using the previous maps drawn in 2002.

That surprised Anna Whites, legal counsel for House Speaker Greg Stumbo, who pointed out the 2013 law containing the new maps contains language specifically barring any future use of the 2002 maps.

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