The Ohio Supreme Court struck down a Republican-authored congressional map this week, saying it violates anti-gerrymandering rules found in the state constitution.
The court gave Ohio lawmakers 30 days to redesign the map for the 2024 elections.
If they cannot reach a consensus, the Ohio Redistricting Commission will have 30 days to adopt the congressional map.
In a 4-3 decision, the court ruled that the map was slightly more favorable to Democrats than one rejected earlier this year, but it “unduly favors” the Republican party.
Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor, a Republican; and Democratic party Justices Michael P. Donnelly, Melody Stewart, and Jennifer Brunner, comprised the majority opinion….


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