Redistricting, Reapportionment Overdue in Chestertown

With the 2020 census around the corner, Chestertown is closing in on a quarter-century since it last reapportioned its four voting districts. State law gives no redistricting guidance to municipalities; so local jurisdictions like Chestertown are governed by the 1965 Voting Rights Act, court rulings and the U.S. Constitution. The Equal Protection Clause of the … Continue reading Redistricting, Reapportionment Overdue in Chestertown