congressional redistricting

November 18, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

5 Things to Know Today, Nov. 18, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Nov. 18, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Montgomery County Council Public Hearing on Redistricting, Expedited Bill 41-21, Elections – Council Districts – Boundaries: From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. virtually. Council Agenda for this public hearing is available here. This meeting will be live streamed on Facebook […]

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July 19, 2021 | Fran Murphy

Redistricting Meeting for County Set for Wednesday

Appointed by Governor Larry Hogan, the Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission aims to draw fair and representative district maps before the 2022 elections. Montgomery County residents will have a chance to have their say at the Commission’s first virtual regional meeting this Wednesday at 6 p.m. Wednesday’s meeting will end when all speakers have testified.  For […]

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January 12, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Establishes Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission

Gov. Larry Hogan announced an executive order at a press briefing Tuesday establishing an independent Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission. The commission will be tasked with drawing fair legislative and congressional maps for the 2022 elections. Hogan said the effort is aimed at preventing gerrymandering. The announcement comes more than a year after the U.S. Supreme […]

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January 12, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Watch Live: Hogan to Make Redistricting Announcement at 1 p.m.

Gov. Larry Hogan will hold a media briefing Tuesday at 1 p.m. where he will make an announcement about redistricting reform. “Maryland is notorious for having some of the most gerrymandered districts in the nation, but we believe that voters should choose their representatives—not the other way around,” Hogan tweeted. Watch the briefing here: Hogan’s […]

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March 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan, Schwarzenegger at Supreme Court: ‘We Must Terminate Gerrymandering’

Gov. Larry Hogan joined former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-Calif.) on the steps of the Supreme Court Tuesday to discuss their support for “terminat[ing] gerrymandering.” This comes moments before the Supreme Court will review a case of Republican gerrymandering in North Carolina and a case of Democratic gerrymandering in Maryland. According to WJZ-13, earlier this month, […]

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March 11, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Becomes Battleground for Congressional Districts

A proposed redrawing of the boundaries of the 6th Congressional District has been released and a public hearing has been set for Tuesday. The hearing will be 7 p.m. at the BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown. The existing map and the proposed map can be seen here. Under the existing […]

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February 1, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Witnesses Support New Boundaries for 6th Congressional District

About 30 Montgomery County residents told a state panel that they supported redrawing the 6th congressional district to make it more compact. In November, a panel of federal judges deemed the boundaries of the 6th District were drawn to favor Democrats and violated the constitution, according to the Baltimore Sun. Currently, the district includes all […]

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November 7, 2012 | Staff Writer

Redistricting Plan Passes

Question 5, Referendum Petition, Congressional Districting Plan Unofficial Statewide Election Results. For Redistricting                                   1,418,687                             63.5% Against Redistricting               […]

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October 25, 2012 | Staff Writer

“A Pawn In A Game” (Video)

Montgomery County Council member Nancy Floreen attended an Oct. 15 press conference against Ballot Question #5 and spoke out against the redistricting plan saying Montgomery County has been used as “a pawn in a game.” Take a look.

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October 24, 2012 | Staff Writer

“It is Not Rocket Science” (Video)

Maryland State Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez spoke out strongly against the redistricting map at the October 15 press conference saying the new map does not reflect the growth of minority populations in Montgomery County.

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