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Judges seem ready to stay GOP challenge to Md. congressional district

A three-judge U.S. District Court panel appears poised to stay a Republican congressional redistricting challenge in Maryland pending the U.S. Supreme Court’s resolution of whether GOP lawmakers in Wisconsin drew legislative districts so contrary to the state’s political breakdown that ...

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Md. redistricting challenge moves forward in federal court

A challenge to Maryland’s congressional redistricting map resurrected by the Supreme Court can proceed after a motion to dismiss was denied Wednesday by a three-judge panel. The plaintiffs raised their First Amendment challenge to the redistricting after then-Gov. Martin O’Malley ...

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On birthday of ‘gerrymander’ namesake, rally planned to reform redistricting

Nearly a decade before the next redistricting, a government watchdog group and some elected officials plan to rally in Annapolis Wednesday to urge a rethinking of Maryland's process, which is rife with political influence.

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Franchot wants commission to decide redistricting

Joining other Montgomery County Democrats speaking out against Maryland's Congressional Redistricting Map, Democratic Comptroller Peter Franchot said Thursday that voters should say no to Question 5 on Election Day.

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