Legal Case Against Redrawn Md. Congressional Districts Moves Forward

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Fair Maps Maryland will be able to move forward with its claims of partisan gerrymandering in the state’s congressional redistricting process. The group, which has ties to Governor Larry Hogan, has objected to both congressional and legislative maps produced by the Maryland General Assembly’s commission on redistricting. Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Lynne A.…

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Controversy Swirls Around Md. Legislative Redistricting Votes

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The Maryland House of Delegates has approved new maps for legislative districts that were produced by the General Assembly’s Legislative Redistricting Advisory Commission. Republican lawmakers made a final attempt Thursday to get support for maps produced by the Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission, a panel that was appointed by Governor Larry Hogan in early 2021. Fair…

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Lawsuit Promised To Challenge Md. General Assembly-Approved Congressional Maps

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“Aggressive legal action” is being planned against a Congressional redistricting map passed by the Maryland General Assembly. Fair Maps Maryland describes itself as a nonpartisan grass roots organization. Spokesman Doug Mayer said the General Assembly ignored the will of the overwhelming majority of Marylanders and is violating state and federal law. The maps have also…

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Questions Arise About Public Comment Ahead Of Md. Special Session On Redistricting

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Marylanders have the opportunity to testify during a General Assembly special session next week, but one group says the process of submitting comment is not very inviting. Governor Larry Hogan Thursday encouraged support for the fair maps¬†he has transmitted to the Maryland General Assembly on behalf of the¬†Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission. ‚ÄúGerrymandering has rightly been…

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