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The Legislative Redistricting Unconstitutional

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The supreme court yesteiday declared the acts of 1391 and 1885,apportioning the state into senatorial and representative districts, unconstitütional and directed the secretary of state to issue election notices underthe redistricting acts of 1881. The canshad attacked the law of 1S91 nd the Deniociats had retorted tliat ie law of 1885 was worse. The ipieme court decides that both are ght. ünderthe law of 1886, there ïave been three elections held. In lis law Washtenawand Monroe coimes were united in one senatorial dis■iet. Under the law of 1891, which is so declared void. Washtenaw was ven a senator and Monroe and Lenaee together were given one. 1'niler ie law of 1881, which is now declared o be in force, Washtenuw, Monroi' nd Leaawee are each given one senaor. It will be seen that the decisión oes not mateiïally affect this county. Vashtenaw will have one senator and wo representatives. The only queson is in which representativo district 'ili Freedom or Superior be located.


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