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Tag: John Milem


Redistricting challenged in state Supreme Court

The Redistricting Commission honored John Milem for his volunteer work helping redraw the state’s political lines, but while Milem had influence on the details, he wasn’t satisfied the plan was fair in the big picture.

Today the Vancouver man filed a legal challenge in the state Supreme Court saying the plan violates the 1983 law creating the bipartisan redistricting process.

The Legislature gave final approval to the new Congressional and legislative lines last week. But Milem said they help incumbents at the expense of the people they represent — especially the voters outside Puget Sound.

Milem said King, Snohomish,

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