“Judge Edits ‘Independent’ From Ballot Proposition”

NY Law Journal:

A judge Wednesday ordered state elections officials to delete the word “independent” from the description and text of a proposition on November’s general election ballot that would create a new commission to oversee the redrawing of congressional and state legislative lines every 10 years.

Albany Supreme Court Justice Patrick McGrath (See Profile) said the commission would be a creature of the state Legislature, with its makeup dependent on which parties are in the majority in each chamber.



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