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Albany County Legislature votes to create plan for redistricting

May 14, 2019 09:31 AM

The Albany County Legislature has voted to create a plan for redistricting.

The plan would reset election districts based on the 2020 census. 

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In the past, lawmakers have been hit with lawsuits claiming the election districts they established did not sufficiently recognize minority populations.

The new law creates an independent commission and a subcommittee to create the new districts.

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Ben Gorenstein

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