Maryland’s congressional map has been approved.
After a previous version was rejected by a Maryland judge at the end of last month, legislators prepared a new version. Within a week, it was approved by Governor Hogan. He signed it into law on Monday, April 4th.
The state’s primary election was postponed from June 28 to July19. Now election officials will have more certainty around congressional districts.
The approved map has more compact districts and comes with some major shakeups to district lines.
Analysis and further coverage:
Maryland Matters: Maryland Congressional Redistricting Whirlwind Comes to a Close
The Baltimore Sun: What’s Going On With Maryland’s Congressional District Lines?