With a primary election scheduled for July 19, the boundary lines of Maryland’s eight congressional districts are in flux. A map adopted in December to account for population changes determined by the 2020 census was struck down by a judge on March 25 as too partisan. Now, the Democratic state lawmakers who approved it are waiting to see if a newer map — their attempted fix — will meet judicial muster. A hearing on the new map’s adequacy is scheduled for 9 a.m. Friday in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court.
What’s going on with Maryland’s congressional district map? Here’s where things stand in the redistricting case.
April 1, 2022