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.
A member of an advisory committee on legislative redistricting in Maryland has pleaded guilty to failing to pay employment taxes in connection with his ownership of a Maryland company, prompting the executive director of the Maryland Republican Party on Thursday to question the integrity of the state’s redistricting process.
Gov. Martin O’Malley says he will be weighing public comments to a proposed legislative redistricting map for the Maryland General Assembly, but he isn’t expecting to make many changes.
As a three-judge panel heard arguments about whether Maryland’s redistricting map dilutes the African-American vote, one of those judges said Tuesday he doesn’t believe a case has been made to require a third black-majority congressional district.