Civil rights groups suing Tennessee over Republican-led redistricting

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 09, 2023 7:09 PM CT | Published: August 09, 2023 3:54 PM CT

The lawsuit filed Wednesday, Aug. 9, in Nashville federal court seeks to redraw the Cordova-based state Senate district in Shelby County and cites a “larger discriminatory agenda” by the Republican-controlled Legislature.


state redistricting Ruby Powell-Dennis State Senate District 31 Nashville federal court

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