As NAACPs plan redistricting suit, Bridgeport notifying voters of changes

The clock’s ticking for the state and Bridgeport branches of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to file a lawsuit halting boundary changes to some of the city’s legislative districts.

NAACP officials after meeting and deciding to move ahead last Thursday night acknowledged if they don’t act by May 1 a court will be more reluctant to intervene and disrupt the approaching nominating conventions and party primaries.

“That’s the goal. Hoping we can meet it. But if not we’re still pushing forward,” state NAACP President Scot X. Esdaile told me this afternoon.

The clock’s ticking. The city’s Registrars of Voters have already begun sending out post cards notifying residents of the changes to their districts.

Brian Lockhart