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Court of Appeals rejects redistricting map appeal

ANNAPOLIS — The state’s highest court on Friday rejected an appeal by Maryland Democrats to stop a referendum on the state’s congressional redistricting map, paving the way for another question to be decided by voters in November. While presidential and ...

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Foes of redistricting map nearing petition goal

ANNAPOLIS — Opponents of Maryland’s congressional redistricting map are getting close to the validated signatures needed to give voters a chance to reject the map in November. They could reach the 55,736 valid signatures needed this week. As of Tuesday, ...

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Redistricting map foes confident in referendum

ANNAPOLIS — Opponents of Maryland’s congressional redistricting map say they are confident they have submitted enough valid signatures to give voters a chance to reject it in November. Del. Neil Parrott, R-Washington, and several other Republican lawmakers talked about their ...

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Harbor Point off new Enterprise Zone map (access required)

Baltimore’s proposed new Enterprise Zone map excludes the waterfront Harbor Point parcel in Harbor East, complicating the developer’s plans to build a $120 million office tower for Exelon Corp. The map — which outlines areas eligible for large property tax ...

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Top court’s last decision shows where to draw the line on redistricting (access required)

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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O’Malley submits legislative redistricting map

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley has sent Maryland’s state legislative redistricting map to the General Assembly. O’Malley presented the map on Wednesday, the first day of the state’s 90-day legislative session. The map creates 12 districts that are majority African-American. ...

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O’Malley to host redistricting hearing

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley will host a hearing on legislative redistricting in the Maryland General Assembly. The hearing on Thursday will give residents a chance to weigh in on the proposed new districts for the state’s 47 state senate ...

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Md. congressional redistricting lawsuit hinges on racial numbers

GREENBELT — As a three-judge panel heard arguments about whether Maryland’s redistricting map dilutes the African-American vote, one of those judges said Tuesday he doesn’t believe a case has been made to require a third black-majority congressional district. Still, the ...

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