Ga. Challenges Claim That White Cities Dilute Black Vote

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(AJC) — The Georgia Attorney General’s Office filed a motion late Friday to dismiss a case seeking to dissolve the city charters of Chattahoochee Hills, Dunwoody, Johns Creek, Milton and Sandy Springs.  Attorneys for the state said incorporation of the new cities “does not diminish anyone’s existing right to vote and did not violate the Voting Rights Act.”  The action comes in response to a lawsuit, filed April 11 against Gov. Nathan Deal in North Georgia U.S. District Court, by the Legislative Black Caucus.

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