The Maryland State Board of Elections has certified that the state’s congressional redistricting map will be on the ballot in November for voters to approve or reject.
Enough signatures have been validated to put Maryland’s congressional redistricting map on the ballot for voters to decide in a November referendum, the Maryland State Board of Elections determined Wednesday.
Advocates are close to gathering enough signatures for a referendum on Maryland’s new congressional map.
Republican opponents of Maryland’s congressional redistricting map expressed confidence Monday that they have submitted enough valid signatures to give voters a chance to reject it in November. Democrats questioned whether the GOP had reached its goal.
In Texas Republicans have taken efforts to restrict access to voting a step farther. Texas Republicans are calling for the repeal of the Voting Rights Act.
The Supreme Court won’t hear a complaint against Maryland’s congressional redistricting map by voters unhappy with the state’s new maps.
Opponents of Maryland’s congressional redistricting plan say they have passed the first hurdle in putting the plan before voters.
A lawsuit has been filed by two state lawmakers who want the state’s highest court to invalidate the General Assembly’s redistricting plan.
Some Maryland lawmakers want to put the state’s congressional redistricting map on the ballot in November to give voters a chance to reject it.
A U.S. District Court Judge has rejected a challenge to the Maryland congressional redistricting plan proposed by the governor and approved by the General Assembly last fall.
Maryland’s General Assembly has passed a measure that redistricts five Somerset County commissioner districts.
Several lawmakers and residents espoused their concerns about a proposed legislative redistricting map for 188 seats in the Maryland General Assembly on Thursday, with some taking issue with how the district lines have been drawn to represent the state’s minorities.