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Facing court-ordered deadline, Maryland lawmakers voting on alternate congressional map

March 30, 2022

Facing a looming court deadline to redraw Maryland’s congressional districts, Democrats in the Maryland Senate quickly approved a hastily redrawn map Tuesday on a party-line vote. Final votes in the General Assembly to approve the map are expected by a Wednesday deadline set by Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Lynne A. Battaglia, who rejected the legislature’s earlier congressional map as the “product of extreme partisan gerrymandering” that violated several clauses in the state constitution.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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