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In response to gerrymandering lawsuit, Legislature’s attorneys argue lawmakers — not the courts — decide redistricting
Utah Lt. Gov. Deirdre Henderson, the Utah Legislature and several lawmakers are listed as defendants in the lawsuit.
Attorneys for the Utah Legislature asked a judge Monday evening to throw out a lawsuit that claimed Utah’s congressional redistricting amounted to an unconstitutional gerrymander.
The Legislature’s attorneys argued that the challenge would escalate a political disagreement to a judicial exercise based on “illusory standards of political equality in a highly unequal partisan landscape.
May 2, 2022
The Salt Lake City Weekly
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