PENNSYLVANIA

GOP Leaders to Begin Redrawing Map While Awaiting Stay

But the judges hadn’t released the majority opinion as of Tuesday.

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Ally Mutnick
Jan. 24, 2018, 9:58 a.m.

“As they await word on the possible stay, Jenn Kocher, spokeswoman for Senate Republican leaders, says their plan is to move on a dual track as they begin the process of redrawing the congressional map. Complicating matters, Kocher says, a majority opinion explaining the ruling will have to be analyzed, and that opinion had not been received from the state high court, as of late Tuesday morning.” (CBS)

The state Supreme Court mandated this week that the current congressional map was an illegal partisan gerrymander. A redraw is expected to improve Democrats’ standing in the delegation.

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