Tom Geoghegan and LWV challenge the remap

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Tom Geoghegan and LWV challenge the remap

A second legal challenge has been filed to new congressional and General Assembly maps passed by the Legislature, this one contending that the new districts violate free-speech rights.

Tom Geoghegan, attorney for the league, said this is the first time to his knowledge that a remap has been challenged strictly on First Amendment reasons. But the action is consistent with recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions banning limits on donations by corporations and wealthy candidates as an affront to First Amendment guarantees, he said.

Read all about it at Crain’s Chicago Business. Visit Tom’s website at tomgeoghegan.com.