With the prospects of a costly trial looming, pressure is growing in Fayette County over whether to end the protracted legal fight over how the county elects its officials.
Two prominent businessmen recently weighed in with an ad in a local paper asking county leaders to settle the lawsuit with the NAACP and embrace district voting.
Fayette county and the national civil rights group have so far each spent $1 million fighting over what’s the fairest way of electing county commissioners and school board members.
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