• New York May 3, 2022 3:10 pm

    New Lawsuit Seeks Reinstatement of NY Congressional Maps

    A group of New York voters asked a federal court Monday to reinstate Congressional district maps tossed out by state judges last week because they were gerrymandered to favor Democrats. The lawsuit, filed in Manhattan, argued that even if those maps were unconstitutional, as state appeals judges found, it is too late to draft new ones. The plaintiffs pointed to…

  • New York April 28, 2022 1:15 am

    NY High Court Rejects New Congressional District Maps

    In a stinging defeat to Albany Democrats, the New York Court of Appeals put a court-appointed expert in charge of redrawing district maps after finding that maps drawn by Democrats violated NY’s ban on partisan gerrymandering — putting this year’s election cycle into deep uncertainty. Melissa Russo reports.

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