Maryland lawmakers convening for redistricting session

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland lawmakers are gathering for a special session to redraw the state’s congressional map.

They are scheduled to hold a hearing Monday on legislation outlining the state’s eight U.S. House districts. Democrats who hold a supermajority in the General Assembly control the redistricting process in Maryland. A panel that included House Speaker Adrienne Jones and Senate President Bill Ferguson has recommended a map that would make the state’s only congressional seat held by a Republican more competitive.

Republican Gov. Larry Hogan is proposing a separate map drawn by a panel of citizen appointees.


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