TURCOTTE v. LEPAGE

Filing 30

ORDER ON AMENDED MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION - denying 20 Amended Motion for Reconsideration. By JUDGE D. BROCK HORNBY. (mnw)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF MAINE MICHAEL P. TURCOTTE, PLAINTIFF v. PAUL R. LePAGE, STATE OF MAINE GOVERNOR, DEFENDANT ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) CIVIL NO. 1:11-cv-312-DBH ORDER ON AMENDED MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION The amended motion for reconsideration is DENIED for the reasons stated by the Magistrate Judge, whose reasoning I endorsed in adopting her Report and Recommended Decision on January 13, 2012. Order Affirming Recommended Decision of the Magistrate Judge (Docket Item 17). The redistricting process for the Congressional districts is now complete. The full Maine Legislature drew the new boundary. The plaintiff does not suggest that the newly drawn districts violate the “one person, one vote” constitutional mandate. Reynolds v. Sims, 377 U.S. 533, 558 (1964) (quoting Gray v. Sanders, 372 U.S. 368, 381 (1963)). If the plaintiff is aggrieved by the redistricting process following the next decennial census in 2020, he can file a suit at that time. SO ORDERED. DATED THIS 9TH DAY OF MARCH, 2012 /S/D. BROCK HORNBY D. BROCK HORNBY UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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