GOP infighting stalls work of Ohio Redistricting Commission as election deadline looms
The first meeting of the Ohio Redistricting Commission underscored divisions among legislative Republicans that stalled selecting a co-chairman Wednesday and threatened to complicate efforts to craft new, constitutional House and Senate maps by this fall.
Ohio currently has no maps for state House and Senate seats just three months before candidates must file to run for the 2024 election.
The Ohio Redistricting Commission, a seven-member panel tasked with drawing those maps, met Wednesday for the first time since May 2022. It was billed as an organizational meeting to set rules and...