Veto puts redistricting plan in limbo

Chuck Kajer, Managing Editor

Last week's veto by Gov. Mark Dayton of the legislative redistricting bill means the issue of legislative and congressional district boundaries will most likely be settled by a judicial panel.

The Minnesota legislature passed a bill making new house and district boundaries earlier this month and presented it to the governor for his signature. Dayton had said at the beginning of the process that there had to be bipartisan support for any redistricting bill in order for him to sign it.

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