Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 5:00 am (Updated: February 29, 5:09 am)
FRANKFORT - Under a Kentucky Supreme Court ruling issued Friday, the legislative district lines drawn in 2002 will remain in place until the General Assembly passes a new plan that meets constitutional muster.
In its unanimous decision, the Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling that the legislative redistricting plan contained in House Bill 1, which passed the General Assembly and was signed by Gov. Steve Beshear in January, was unconstitutional.
The Supreme Court issued an order briefly explaining its decision on Friday afternoon.
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