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9:40 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Sparks Fly During Salisbury City Council Session on Redistricting

Mayor Jim Ireton
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Old divisions emerged as the Salisbury City Council took up the Mayor’s proposal to create five council districts replacing the two districts currently in place.

Currently, the city has a plan to expand the minority-majority district from one to two seats while reducing District from four to three.

But the Mayor has never submitted that plan to the judge who would have to approve it under a consent decree hanging over the city.

Opponents say that would still leave a lopsided racial disparity.

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