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Attorney General Shurtleff to Defend Fourth Congressional Seat in Washington

Attorney General Shurtleff to Defend Fourth Congressional Seat in Washington



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(KSL News) Attorney General Mark Shurtleff heads to Washington today to try and convince Congress that giving Utah a fourth Congressional seat is constitutional.

Those opposing the move are not concerned with the seat for Utah, but with the seat that would be given to the District of Columbia in exchange. Critics claim that D.C. is not guaranteed the seat under the Constitution.

But Shurtleff is expected to testify that D.C.'s lack of representation is a district's "long-standing wrong" that needs to be righted. He will also testify that Utah is currently suffering from underrepresentation.

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