Cris Dush (born March 1961) is a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing the 66th House district in Jefferson County and Indiana County, Pennsylvania. Dush gained some notoriety for introducing legislation on March 20, 2018 to impeach all five Pennsylvania Supreme Court justices in response to their anti-gerrymandering decision and subsequent redrawn district map, saying that, “The five Justices who signed this order that blatantly and clearly contradicts the plain language of the Pennsylvania Constitution engaged in misbehavior in office."

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  • Cris Dush (born March 1961) is a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing the 66th House district in Jefferson County and Indiana County, Pennsylvania. Dush gained some notoriety for introducing legislation on March 20, 2018 to impeach all five Pennsylvania Supreme Court justices in response to their anti-gerrymandering decision and subsequent redrawn district map, saying that, “The five Justices who signed this order that blatantly and clearly contradicts the plain language of the Pennsylvania Constitution engaged in misbehavior in office." This move to impeach the state's Supreme Court judges was made after the U.S. Supreme Court turned down a request from Republican legislative leaders in Pennsylvania to block the redrawn congressional map. His rationale, as he explains it, is that “This is basically 7th grade civics class all over again, the separation of powers and the authority of the legislature” and “The courts basically are there to interpret when there’s conflict in the law, and they don’t have any sovereignty.” He argues that this seems to directly contradict § 17. Legislative Reapportionment Commission in Pennsylvania's constitution, where the PA Supreme Court is given the ability under certain circumstances to "immediately proceed on its own motion to reapportion the Commonwealth" (section h). In November 2019 the Punxsutawney Spirit published an article where Cris Dush announced he would not seek a fourth term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. In the article Dush noted a promise he made to only serve three terms. His desire was to serve and is now to keep his integrity intact. (en)
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  • Cris Dush (born March 1961) is a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing the 66th House district in Jefferson County and Indiana County, Pennsylvania. Dush gained some notoriety for introducing legislation on March 20, 2018 to impeach all five Pennsylvania Supreme Court justices in response to their anti-gerrymandering decision and subsequent redrawn district map, saying that, “The five Justices who signed this order that blatantly and clearly contradicts the plain language of the Pennsylvania Constitution engaged in misbehavior in office." (en)
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