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SCOTUS Set To Hear Another Partisan Gerrymandering Case

Republicans in Maryland claim the Democrat-controlled government intentionally drew the 6th Congressional District to beat a GOP incumbent.
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SCOTUS Set To Hear Another Partisan Gerrymandering Case

The U.S. Supreme Court is set to weigh in on another case centered around partisan gerrymandering.

On Wednesday, the high court will hear oral arguments in a case brought by Republicans in Maryland. They claim the Democrats who controlled the state government in 2011 intentionally drew the 6th Congressional District in order to beat a GOP incumbent.

This is the second case of its kind currently before the justices. Back in October, they heard arguments from Democrats in Wisconsin who say the GOP-controlled legislature unfairly drew its congressional map.

The Supreme Court is expected to rule on both cases by June. And those decisions could change how states draw their legislative lines.