Beshear calls for an amendment on redistricting though passing it would be ‘challenging’

BY: - December 14, 2023

After the Kentucky Supreme Court affirmed redrawn congressional and legislative districts Thursday morning, Gov. Andy Beshear said a constitutional amendment should be pursued but noted it would be “challenging” to pass through the General Assembly.  Beshear, a Democrat, said in his weekly press conference Thursday afternoon that he had not read the entire 78-page opinion […]

Kentucky Supreme Court affirms voting districts in gerrymandering challenge

BY: - December 14, 2023

Kentucky’s recently redrawn congressional and legislative districts  will stand for future elections.  In an opinion published Thursday morning, the Kentucky Supreme Court affirmed Franklin Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate’s previous decision that the maps were a result of  “partisan gerrymanders” but did not find them unconstitutional.  “Regardless of how unusual or eye-raising it may be, we […]