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Md. Congressional redistricting trial continues as experts for plaintiffs wrap up testimony

March 17, 2022

Legal challenges to Maryland’s congressional district map will continue after a judge in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court denied the state’s claim that the plaintiffs hadn’t proven their case. Solicitor General Steven M. Sullivan argued Wednesday afternoon that the plaintiffs failed to show they would be personally injured by the new map and also failed to present a standard under Maryland law where the map could be thrown out due to partisan considerations. Senior Judge Lynne A. Battaglia denied Sullivan’s motion, noting that both of the plaintiffs’ witnesses spoke about potential adverse affects the map could have on Republican voters.

Article Source: WTOP

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