Top Ohio court strikes down congressional map for illegally favoring Republicans
Ohio justices toss GOP Statehouse maps, order fix in 10 days
The Ohio Supreme Court declared GOP-drawn legislative maps invalid on Wednesday, agreeing with voting rights advocates that the lines were unconstitutionally gerrymandered. In a 4-3 ruling, the court sent the maps back to the Ohio Redistricting Commission to take another crack at complying with provisions of a 2015 constitutional amendment. The dispute comes amid the process of redrawing legislative and congressional district maps that states …
Ohio Supreme Court strikes down new congressional map as Republican gerrymander
- The Ohio Supreme Court on Friday struck down the state's new congressional map for illegally favoring Republicans and ordered lawmakers to redraw the lines. The decision could have a significant impact on the battle for control of Congress in this year's midterm elections. (Reporting by Joseph Ax, Editing by Franklin Paul)
Redistricting: Ohio Supreme Court strikes down state House and Senate maps
In a 4-3 decision, the Ohio Supreme Court invalidated legislative district maps and sent the Ohio Redistricting Commission back to the drawing board.
Ohio Supreme Court rejects GOP-drawn congressional map
The Ohio Supreme Court has rejected a new map of the state’s 15 congressional districts as gerrymandered, sending the blueprint back for another try
Ohio's high court overturns new congressional map saying it 'unduly favors' Republicans
Ohio's state supreme court ruled Friday that the state's newly-drawn congressional map, which was passed by the GOP-controlled legislature, violates the state constitution because it "unduly favors the Republican Party and disfavors the Democratic Party."
Ohio Justices toss GOP Statehouse maps, order fix in 10 days
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court declared newly drawn legislative maps invalid on Wednesday and ordered the GOP-created boundaries to be fixed within 10 days.