GOP Legislators Defend Gerrymandered Map in Court

The result of the trial could change the state’s congressional map.

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Ally Mutnick
Dec. 13, 2017, 9:47 a.m.

“Attorneys for Republican legislative leaders who built Pennsylvania’s current Congressional districts began building their defense of those politically-driven maps in court Tuesday. They argued that an expert who portrayed the current map as a freakish outlier Monday when compared to 1,000 computer-generated maps he drew based on traditional redistricting principles was largely undertaking an academic exercise.” (


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