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Horsford won't recuse himself from redistricting

NORTH LAS VEGAS - Democratic Majority Leader Steven Horsford says he won't recuse himself from drawing new voter maps if the Legislature is called into a special session to finish the redistricting process, even though the results could decide the outcome of his House run.

Horsford formally announced his candidacy for a still-undefined U.S. House seat Thursday in North Las Vegas. He says he will run in whichever district includes that area.

The Legislature must redraw the state's voter boundaries every decade based on Census data, but they didn't finish the job this year. That sent the fight to the …

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