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Hogan renews push for legislative redistricting reform

Jennifer Bevan-Dangle, executive director of Maryland Common Cause, speaks Friday on behalf of redistricting reform urged by Gov. Larry Hogan. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

ANNAPOLIS — Seeking to rally support for the creation of an independent, non-partisan committee to handle redistricting, Gov. Larry Hogan Friday called the state’s current partisan redistricting process “disgraceful” and lambasted the legislature for not acting to implement reforms. Hogan has made passage ...

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Wisconsin ruling invigorates GOP challenge to Democratic Md. district

Democrat John Delaney, a former Maryland congressman, announced Friday he was abandoning his race for the Democratic presidential nomination.

A federal court’s striking down of Wisconsin’s legislative redistricting as unconstitutionally Republican-centric has invigorated a pending GOP-backed challenge to a Maryland congressional district as unconstitutionally favorable to Democrats, an attorney for the challengers said Monday.

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Poll: Make Redistricting Independent of Elected Officials

Statewide, 73 percent of those surveyed earlier this month said they prefer redistricting to be done by an independent commission rather than by elected officials, according to a poll requested by the Greater Baltimore Committee.

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Top court’s last decision shows where to draw the line on redistricting

If the past is indeed prologue, Maryland’s top court will soon be asked to strike down the state’s newest legislative-district map — and the Maryland Court of Appeals will be constitutionally bound to consider the challenge. All it takes to ...

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Panel releases Maryland legislative district map

ANNAPOLIS — An advisory panel on redistricting for the Maryland General Assembly has released a proposed map to represent demographic changes from the 2010 census. The map released Friday contains 12 districts that are majority African American, an increase from ...

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