The Idaho Republican Party just sent out this news release, despite an Idaho Attorney General's opinion issued last week saying there's no legal way to remove redistricting commissioners:
Chairman Semanko and Speaker Denney to Appoint New Redistricting Commissioners Tuesday
Boise, Idaho – The Idaho Republican Party announced today that State Chairman Norm Semanko and Idaho House Speaker Lawerence Denney have removed Randy Hansen and Dolores Crow from the Idaho Redistricting Commission effective immediately.
The names of the two new commissioners will be released Tuesday morning.
The Redistricting Commission will convene on Thursday, January 26th at 9am at the Idaho Capitol.
Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.
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