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Legislature grapples with court ruling

Almost immediately following the 2021 redistricting process, the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and the Spirit Lake Nation sued the state of North Dakota, alleging the new districts diluted their voting rights.

Earlier this year a federal judge agreed with them, beginning a scramble to approve new maps before the deadline on Friday, Dec. 22.

U.S. District Chief Judge Peter Welte, appointed by Pr...

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