‘Unconstitutional’ maps pushed forward to Ohio primary – Cleveland, Ohio

Cleveland, Ohio 2022-05-27 18:42:56 –

Columbus, Ohio (WCMH) — Ohio is ready for a second primary on August 2, using a series of district maps of the unconstitutional Capitol.

A federal court ordered Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose to proceed with plans for the August 2 primary election later in Friday’s ruling. Third set of illegal state legislative maps According to court records, it was created by the Ohio Constituency Change Commission, a Republican majority. Unless other maps are approved by midnight on Saturday.

2-1 Opinions from the Panel of Three Judges Comes Two Days Later Ohio Supreme Court declares map of Commission’s third State Capitol unconstitutional This is the second time the court has rejected a particular set of maps on Wednesday.

“We have refrained from intervening in the Ohio elections,” a federal court ruling said. “But if state officials fail to approve another map in time, they will intervene to guarantee the state’s elections.”

Despite the Ohio Supreme Court’s ruling ordering the Commission to reconvene and submit a sixth set of maps by June 3, a federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio is in state court. Invalidates the decision and “states act unsuccessfully.”

of Late aprilThe federal court has set a deadline of 28 May for the Commission to pass acceptable maps or implement maps rejected by state courts.

The map gives the Republicans a 54-45 district advantage in the House of Representatives and an 18-15 district advantage in the Senate. Opponents argued that the GOP district would not be competitive in the elections, but the 19 House districts and 7 Senate districts for the Democratic Party are competitive.

Read the entire federal court decision below.

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