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Hogan, Schwarzenegger submit brief urging redrawn Md. district (access required)

Gov. Larry Hogan has joined fellow Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to erase and order the redrawing of Maryland’s westernmost congressional district, saying it was invalidly created by Maryland’s Democratic leadership to freeze out GOP voters ...

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ACLU of Maryland calls congressional district unconstitutionally drawn (access required)

The ACLU of Maryland pressed the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to strike down the state’s westernmost congressional district as unconstitutionally drawn by Maryland’s Democratic leadership to freeze out Republican voters and ensure the election of a Democrat as U.S. ...

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As high court date nears, Md. GOP voters make last gerrymander challenge (access required)

In their final attack on partisan gerrymandering before the U.S. Supreme Court hears the case, Maryland Republicans told the justices Monday that the state’s Democratic leadership violated their constitutional right to political association by redrawing the state’s western-most congressional district ...

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Hogan’s redistricting panel co-chair says state should be national model (access required)

ANNAPOLIS – The Democratic co-chair of the Republican governor’s commission to redraw a western Maryland congressional district found to be unconstitutionally partisan toward Democrats urged the panel’s members Friday to fairly, independently and transparently create a model district against partisan ...

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Md. GOP voters urge justices to affirm gerrymander decision (access required)

A group of Republican voters on Tuesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold a lower court decision that their western Maryland congressional district was so severely drawn to ensure a Democrat’s election as to violate their constitutional right to ...

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Frosh appeals redistricting ruling, order to Supreme Court (access required)

Maryland’s attorney general on Monday urged the Supreme Court to review and overturn a lower-court decision that a western Maryland congressional district was so severely drawn to ensure a Democrat’s election as to violate the GOP voters’ constitutional right to ...

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Judges stay Md. gerrymandering decision, order pending Supreme Court resolution (access required)

A three-judge panel on Friday stayed, pending U.S. Supreme Court resolution, its decision that a western Maryland congressional district was so severely drawn to ensure a Democrat’s election as to violate the GOP voters’ constitutional right to political association. The ...

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Judges hedge redistricting order, name special master

A panel of three federal judges is hedging its order last week that Maryland redraw by March 7 the state’s 6th Congressional District, which the jurists said last week was so severely tilted to ensure a Democrat’s election that it ...

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