Judge rejects Maryland congressional map citing ‘extreme’ gerrymandering, Councilman Marks applauds decision

ANNAPOLIS, MD—A Maryland judge on Friday tossed out the General Assembly’s newly drawn Congressional district map, calling it an “extreme partisan gerrymander.” The decision represents a victory for Republicans who alleged that Democrats in the Maryland General Assembly were out to silence their votes. Maryland Court of Appeals Judge Lynne A. Battaglia has ruled the 2021 plan violates Maryland’s Free […]