New congressional district map largely a victory for Democrats

Posted on AllSides April 11th, 2022
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Representative Tom Malinowski, (D-NJ), speaks during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on September 16, 2020 in Washington, DC. The hearing is investigating the firing of State Department Inspector General Steve Linick. (Photo by Stefani Reynolds-
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Democrats won a victory Wednesday when the New Jersey Redistricting Commission approved the party’s preferred new congressional map after the tiebreaker, former Supreme Court Justice John Wallace, backed the party’s map in what was otherwise a party-line vote.

The new map will shore up competitive North Jersey districts held by Reps. Mikie Sherrill (D-11) and Josh Gottheimer (D-05) by removing some conservative towns and adding more solidly Democratic ones; give Rep. Andy Kim (D-03) a friendlier district by carving portions of Ocean County out of it and extending it into Mercer County;...

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