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Baltimore County submits new redistricting map, but opponents remain concerned

March 10, 2022

The Baltimore County Council filed a new redistricting plan late Tuesday after a federal judge ruled last month that the council’s first proposal likely violated the Voting Rights Act. The new map creates an additional majority-minority district, but does not create two majority-Black districts, as critics argued it should. “With the map we submitted today, the opportunities exist now more than ever for people of color to get elected in Baltimore County,” County Council Chairman Julian E. Jones Jr. said in an emailed statement.

Article Source: The Daily Record

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