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Judges stay Md. gerrymandering decision, order pending Supreme Court resolution

Police office guards the main entrance to the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

A three-judge panel on Friday stayed, pending U.S. Supreme Court resolution, its decision that a western Maryland congressional district was so severely drawn to ensure a Democrat’s election as to violate the GOP voters’ constitutional right to political association. The ...

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Md. elections board, GOP voters cite justices’ ruling in redistricting challenge

In deciding about about the drawing of Maryland’s 6th Congressional District, shown in this photo illustration of the U.S. Supreme Court. (Maximilian Franz)

A group of Republican voters and the Maryland Board of Elections have brought differing interpretations of a recent Supreme Court decision to their ongoing legal dispute regarding whether partisan gerrymandering in a congressional district was so severe it violated the minority party’s constitutional right to political association.

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Hogan looks to Supreme Court as redistricting bill fails

Gov. Larry Hogan addresses reporters Monday, the last day of the General Assembly's 2018 session. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

ANNAPOLIS – Republican Gov. Larry Hogan voiced dismay Monday that the Democratic-led General Assembly let die his annual proposal for an independent commission to redraw Maryland’s gerrymandered congressional districts, saying he retains hope the Supreme Court will rule partisan gerrymandering ...

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