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In Redistricting Lawsuit, Baltimore County Council Proposes Another Map With One Majority Black Council District

March 9, 2022

Baltimore County waited until the eleventh hour to submit a redrawn map to a federal judge Tuesday night — and the county council’s revised map still included only one majority Black Council district. U.S. District Court Judge Lydia Kay Griggsby issued an order in February requiring county officials to adopt a new plan that “either includes two reasonably compact majority-Black Districts for the election of County councilmembers, or an additional County District in which Black voters otherwise have an opportunity to elect a representative of their choice” and complies with the Voting Rights Act on or before March 8.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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