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Re-drawn Congressional maps pass out of State House, now head to the Judge

Posted on AllSides December 7th, 2023
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The Republican-dominated Georgia House of Representatives passed their version of their political maps along party lines, 98-71, ending their court-ordered special session. Instead of awaiting Governor Brian Kemp’s signature, these maps now await the signature of the U.S. District Court Judge Steve C. Jones on Dec. 20th. Jones’s order mandated the creation of a new majority-Black voting district in Atlanta’s western suburbs, creating a new Sixth Congressional District. The controversy surrounding these maps can be found in Gwinnett County. The Republican-proposed maps will draw out current U.S. Representative Lucy McBath,...

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