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Fight over gerrymandering moves to New York’s highest court

April 26, 2022

The fight for control of the U.S. House moves to New York’s highest court on Tuesday, where judges will determine whether Democrats illegally gerrymandered the boundaries of the state’s newly redrawn congressional districts.

New York’s Court of Appeals is expected to hear arguments in a lawsuit brought by a group of Republican voters challenging the legality of the new district maps.

The suit says the Democrat-controlled Legislature violated provisions in the state constitution that barred the redrawing of districts for partisan gain.

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