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Second redistricting challenge now likely won’t be filed until next week

A second lawsuit challenging Idaho's new legislative district plan still is in the works, but hasn't been filed this week as planned. “I'm sitting here working on it now,” said Christ Troupis, the Eagle attorney who's representing seven northern Idaho counties in the case. “We're probably looking at Monday to get it actually filed.”  Bonner, Boundary, Benewah, Lewis, Idaho, Shoshone and Clearwater and working with Troupis on the challenge, which in part objects to the large new District 7 proposed in the plan approved by Idaho's citizen redistricting commission; the group of counties favors instead the North Idaho districts drawn in an earlier proposal, L-82.

A separate challenge from Twin Falls, Kootenai, Owyhee and Teton counties already has been filed, objecting to 11 counties being divided in the district plan; the Idaho Supreme Court has set oral arguments in that case for Jan. 5.


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Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.

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