New Georgia House, Senate district maps clear redistricting committees

Posted on AllSides November 30th, 2023
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ATLANTA – The Georgia House and Senate redistricting committees approved new district lines for their respective legislative chambers Thursday, in keeping with a court ruling that the current district maps violate the Voting Rights Act. On the second day of a special session of the General Assembly to take up redistricting, the committees’ Republican majorities voted in favor of the proposed maps while minority Democrats opposed the changes. The maps comply with a decision U.S. District Judge Steve Jones handed down in October calling for the legislature to create two...

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