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O’Malley intended Md. redistricting map to favor Democrats

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley defended the 'zero tolerance' approach again Wednesday, saying the Justice Department Report report did not account for improvements, including "historic reductions in violent crime" under his watch. (Jim Cole/AP file photo)

ANNAPOLIS — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley testified that part of his intent was to shift a congressional district long held by a Republican to a Democrat when the state redrew its eight districts in 2011. O’Malley, a Democrat whose ...

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6th congressional district would include more of Montgomery County

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley’s advisory committee on legislative redistricting voted 4-1 Monday to approve its proposed new map for Maryland’s eight congressional districts, a measure that likely makes the state’s western district more competitive for Democrats. The biggest changes ...

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Maryland redistricting panel releases 3 meeting schedules

ANNAPOLIS — A panel on congressional redistricting in Maryland has scheduled the first of three of 12 hearings across the state. The Governor’s Redistricting Advisory Committee announced Wednesday that the first two will take place in western Maryland on July ...

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Panel plans to release redistricting schedule

ANNAPOLIS — A panel on legislative redistricting in Maryland is planning to release a schedule of public hearings. The chairwoman of the five-member Governor’s Redistricting Advisory Committee is working toward releasing Friday the schedule of hearings around the state. In ...

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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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