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Gov. Larry Hogan, R, established the citizens commission, which featured balanced political party membership, earlier this year. That commission submitted a congressional map to Hogan that has very different boundaries [not really] from those of the current map, which passed in 2011 following the 2010 U.S. Census.

The legislative commission, which, like the Legislature, had a Democratic majority, recommended a map that would include part of Anne Arundel County in the Eastern Shore's District 1 [represented by ultra-Maglev].
While there are disagreements over which state owns the title of most gerrymandered, Maryland's 2011 map went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, where justices said partisan gerrymandering is not an issue for the federal courts.

Maryland law gives six days while the Legislature is in session, excluding Sundays, to approve or veto the maps; if Hogan does not sign or veto a map, it will become law.

Round-up, the press schedule not the pesticide
Democrats hold nearly all the cards, with large enough super-majorities in both chambers of the General Assembly to brush aside Republican complaints and override a threatened veto by Gov. Larry Hogan, who has vowed to reject any map he deems "unfair." ~ Bryn Stole/The Baltimore Sun
Anti-gerrymandering central committee system activists say the window for members of the public to register to testify on redistricting is too narrow. The opportunity to sign up, through the General Assembly website, opened at 9 a.m. Thursday [2 Dec] and will close at 6 p.m. Friday [3 Dec]. ~ Bennett Leckrone/ Maryland Matters
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by Cat on Sat Dec 4th, 2021 at 02:35:33 AM EST
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