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

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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Judges hedge redistricting order, name special master

A panel of three federal judges is hedging its order last week that Maryland redraw by March 7 the state’s 6th Congressional District, which the jurists said last week was so severely tilted to ensure a Democrat’s election that it ...

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Judges seem ready to let Md. redistricting challenge proceed

A panel of three federal judges appears poised to side with Republican voters who claim partisan gerrymandering of their western Maryland congressional district was so severe it violated their constitutional right to political association.

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

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

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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