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)
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."