Maryland lawmakers convene for redistricting session

A Maryland legislative committee has voted for a new congressional map that could enable Democrats to gain a seat and sweep all eight Maryland U.S. House seats.

The panel also voted Monday to reject a separate map proposed by Republican Gov. Larry Hogan.

The committee’s vote on the first day of a special session on redistricting sends the proposal to the House of Delegates, which is expected to take up the map Tuesday. D

emocrats who hold a supermajority in the legislature control the redistricting process in Maryland.

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