Governor Hogan signs new congressional redistricting map into law after AG drops appeal

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan this week signed a revamped congressional map into law after the state withdrew its appeal of an earlier decision that Democrats’ initial map was unconstitutional. The new map was passed by lawmakers last week and was signed into law on Monday afternoon. Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Lynn Battaglia on March 25 ruled that the […]

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 […]