A federal court threw out a Republican challenge to Pennsylvania’s new electoral map on Monday, dealing a blow to GOP efforts to get rid of congressional districts that are friendlier to Democrats. Now all eyes are on the US Supreme Court, the only court that could halt Pennsylvania from holding its 2018 midterm elections under the […]
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Federal and state courts repeatedly have rejected state Republicans' maps for Congress.
The court rejected a request from Republican lawmakers unhappy with a court-imposed congressional map said to favor Democrats.
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The Washington Post reports: The Supreme Court on Monday turned down a request from Pennsylvania Republican legislative leaders to block the implementation of a redrawn congressional map that creates more parity between the political parties in the state. Show More Summary
In a win for Democrats, the United States Supreme Court rejected a request by Pennsylvania Republicans to block the state's newly drawn Congressional map.
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The United States Supreme Court declined to hear a request from Republican legislators in Pennsylvania who wanted the court to block a new congressional map in the state. It’s the second time the high court has rejected the case, and there were no noted dissents. The decision means that Pennsylvania’s upcoming May primaries in the […]
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The decision is a big help to Democratic hopes of gaining a U.S. House majority.
The decision leaves in place a congressional map issued by the state Supreme Court in February intended to remedy gerrymandering in the commonwealth.
The Pennsylvania redistricting case is over. Thanks to the way election law works, the Republican appeal went straight to a 3-judge district court, which unanimously denied their arguments to overturn the new map. This ruling can be appealed only to the Supreme Court, but a few hours later the Supreme Court turned down a similar […]
BREAKING: Three-judge panel rejects Republican bid to block new Pennsylvania congressional voting map. Only thing left is stay application at #Scotus. pic.twitter.com/NF6QDUNH63 — Greg Stohr (@GregStohr) March 19, 2018 UPDATE: You can find the lower court opinion here. I find … Continue reading ?