Gov Signs Off On New Map

Gov., DeWine signs into law…a map of new congressional districts on Saturday that will be in effect for the next four years, despite objections from Democrats and voting rights groups. The governor says…compared with other proposals from House and Senate lawmakers from both parties, the Senate legislation he signed…makes the most progress to produce a fair, compact, and competitive map. The redistricting measure cleared the state Legislature along party lines with House approval on Thursday…after a breakneck sprint through both chambers, amid praise from majority Republicans. Democrats blasted the Republican-led mapmaking process as unfair, partisan and cloaked in secrecy.

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