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The Constitution of the State of Alaska Art. VI, § 11. Enforcement

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Any qualified voter may apply to the superior court to compel the Redistricting Board, by mandamus or otherwise, to perform its duties under this article or to correct any error in redistricting.  Application to compel the board to perform must be filed not later than thirty days following the expiration of the ninety-day period specified in this article.  Application to compel correction of any error in redistricting must be filed within thirty days following the adoption of the final redistricting plan and proclamation by the board.  Original jurisdiction in these matters is vested in the superior court.  On appeal from the superior court, the cause shall be reviewed by the supreme court on the law and the facts.  Notwithstanding Section 15 of Article IV, all dispositions by the superior court and the supreme court under this section shall be expedited and shall have priority over all other matters pending before the respective court.  Upon a final judicial decision that a plan is invalid, the matter shall be returned to the board for correction and development of a new plan.  If that new plan is declared invalid, the matter may be referred again to the board.

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