Skip to comments.Utah Dems threaten lawsuit if new congressional map doesn't change (Crybaby City)
Posted on 10/01/2011 8:07:22 AM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
Utah State Democratic Party Chairman Jim Dabakis said Wednesday the party will take the state to court unless Republicans back away from a controversial new congressional map.
"If the outrageous insult to the people of Utah stands that is the Republican power bosses' map, the Democratic Party will be suing, no question about it," Dabakis told the Deseret News.
A memo from the Utah Democratic Lawyers Council obtained by the News states "Utah could become a prime candidate for the U.S. Supreme Court to establish its new judicial test for partisan gerrymandering," depending on the outcome of redistricting.
(Excerpt) Read more at deseretnews.com ...
As our Dear Leader said in 2009:
“Elections have consequences, and at the end of the day, I won.”
The Republicans are always careful to dot their “i’s” and cross their “t’s”, so even if their plan gets overturned by a corrupt local Democrat judge, it gets restored on appeal.
“Partisan gerrymandering?”..look what the Dems did in Illinois..
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