Military plaintiffs take Hawai‘i redistricting plan to federal court

With Hawai‘i’s primary election just four months away, new legislative boundaries are again in limbo as the state’s reapportionment plan heads back to court.

State Rep. Mark Takai and five other  Hawai‘i voters are challenging the latest redistricting plan. In a federal lawsuit filed Friday, they claim the plan is unconstitutional and discriminatory as it removed more than 100,000 military personnel, their dependents and out-of-state university students from political district populations.

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