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Redistricting Chair resigns as commissioners deadlock on intervening in federal lawsuit

At its March 7th meet­ing, the four mem­ber com­mis­sion, which is even­ly divid­ed between Democ­rats and Repub­li­cans — lost its non­vot­ing chair, Sarah Augus­tine, while the com­mis­sion­ers dead­locked on respond­ing to a fed­er­al law­suit that alleges the Vot­ing Rights Act was­n’t fol­lowed when the new maps were drawn.