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Baltimore County redistricting map gets OK from federal judge

A federal judge has approved a new redistricting map submitted by Baltimore County Council after voting rights advocates successfully challenged the county’s first map. Baltimore County Council announced the judge’s approval in a news release Thursday. As of 6 p.m., ...

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Opponents in Md. redistricting dispute now await magistrate’s recommendation

More than a court order may be needed to resolve some issues related to redistricting, according to a special magistrate who is hearing legal challenges to the General Assembly’s plan to redraw Maryland’s legislative districts. Attorneys for the challengers and ...

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Baltimore County submits new redistricting map, but opponents remain concerned

The Baltimore County Council filed a new redistricting plan late Tuesday after a federal judge ruled last month that the council’s first proposal likely violated the Voting Rights Act. The new map creates an additional majority-minority district, but does not ...

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Md. high court tosses PG County Council’s redistricting map

The controversial redistricting map developed by the Prince George’s County Council will not go into effect following a decision from Maryland’s Court of Appeals Monday. In a brief order, Maryland’s top court upheld a circuit judge’s ruling that blocked the ...

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Court of Appeals hears arguments in PG redistricting dispute

The distinction between a law and a resolution is at the heart of a Prince George’s County redistricting battle that Maryland’s top court heard Friday. The Court of Appeals must decide whether Prince George’s County Council had the right to ...

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Federal judge tosses Baltimore County redistricting map challenged under Voting Rights Act

Baltimore County's redistricting plan likely violates the Voting Rights Act and must be replaced with a new map that offers Black voters greater representation, a federal judge ruled.

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