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Supreme Court upholds W.V. congressional districts

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld West Virginia’s congressional redistricting plan against a challenge that small population variations among its three congressional districts violate the Constitution. The justices, in an unsigned opinion, reversed a lower federal court ruling ...

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Court won’t hear Md. redistricting challenge

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court won’t hear a complaint against Maryland’s congressional redistricting map by voters unhappy with the state’s new maps. The high court affirmed Maryland judges’ decision to throw the lawsuit out. Some voters had complained that the ...

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Maryland residents have a week to comment on redistricting

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland residents have a week to comment on a recommended map for the state’s congressional districts. The draft plan was formally made public on Tuesday on the Maryland Department of Planning’s website, a day after members of a ...

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Redistricting panel to hold first public meeting

ANNAPOLIS — A panel drafting Maryland’s legislative and congressional redistricting plan is holding its first public meeting. The Governor’s Redistricting Advisory Committee is scheduled to meet Wednesday in Annapolis. The five-person committee is tasked with planning hearings to give state ...

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Census results: Maryland population grew 9 percent

Maryland won’t gain or lose any seats in Congress as a result of the 2010 Census. Maryland has eight congressional districts. The Census Bureau says it’s one of 32 states that won’t gain or lose any seats. The General Assembly ...

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