Case Against Redistricting Released

By Jake Speicher, West Chester Patch, 1/17/12

West Chester Mayor Carolyn Comitta released a copy of the legal brief filed as part of a petition to the State Supreme Court via e-mail Tuesday. Mayor Comitta will testify before the Supreme Court on Monday Jan. 23.

Recently, the Pennsylvania Legislature approved a plan that would redraw the lines for the state’s legislative districts. According to this new plan the Borough of West Chester would be split between two districts.

Currently, West Chester borough resides in one district.

The brief, prepared by attorney Sam Stretton, argues that the new redistricting plan for West Chester violates the state constitution….

keep reading and download the legal submission at West Chester Patch