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Senate committee endorses new Maryland legislative map

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Legislators in a key Senate committee endorsed on Tuesday a new map for their own districts for the next election, choosing a map touted by Democratic leaders and rejecting one backed by Republican Gov. Larry Hogan.

The Baltimore Sun reports that approval went along party lines with 11 Democrats in favor and four Republicans opposed. The proposed map now goes to the full Senate for approval, which is likely by the end of the week.

Hogan warns that if the legislature’s map is adopted, it likely faces legal challenges.

 

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