Redistricting board files appeal with State Supreme Court
With a Division of Elections deadline looming, the Alaska Redistricting Board has filed an appeal to the decision of a Superior Court Judge's decision ordering the board redraw district lines.
The Division of Elections has given the board a deadline of May 14, in order for the division to meet state and federal obligations for the 2012 elections.
Superior Court Judge Michael McConahy issued a decision in the 2011 Redistricting Cases v. Alaska Redistricting Board case, directing the board to redraw district lines.
In a petition filed on Tuesday, the board asks the higher court to review McC...