HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is on the cusp of imposing a new congressional district map for the state's 2018 elections.
The court set a Monday deadline for itself to unveil a map of districts to take effect for the upcoming primary election on May 15.
The state's Democratic-majority high court ruled last month in a party-line decision that Pennsylvania's district boundaries were unconstitutionally gerrymandered.
Republicans have won 13 of Pennsylvania's 18 seats in three elections under the invalidated map, although Democrats hold a statewide registration edge and most statewide offices.
Republican lawmakers have vowed to ask federal judges to block any new map.
Republicans redrew the voting lines in 2010 after the census. Many say they gerrymandered an unfair advantage.Read More »
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