Idaho Supreme Court hears arguments in challenge to new congressional district boundaries

On Jan. 24, Idaho Supreme Court justices listened to arguments during a legal challenge to the redistricting commission’s map to set congressional boundaries.

Idaho Supreme Court justices spent an hour Monday hearing arguments over whether the new congressional boundaries drawn by the state’s bipartisan redistricting commission should be declared illegal and thrown out.

With just five weeks to go before the candidate filing period opens ahead of the 2022 primary elections, the case took on a new sense of urgency.

There were two big questions from Elmore County resident Christopher Pentico’s challenge to the congressional boundary plan under consideration in the arguments:

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