Federal Government Clears Redistricting Plan

The U.S. Justice Department today (Wednesday) gave  its approval  – or preclearance – to Alaska’s new redistricting plan.   Alaska Redistricting Board Chair Taylor Bickford says the Amended Proclamation Plan can now be used as a  voting map for the November elections.

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