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NY high court paves way for Democrats to redraw congressional map

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NY high court paves way for Democrats to redraw congressional map
Reuters
Reuters
December 12, 2023

(Reuters) - New York's top court on Tuesday threw out the state's congressional map, a decision that could eventually pave the way for the Democratic-controlled legislature to draw a new map that gives the party a major edge in the 2024 election.

A Democratic-drawn map could flip as many as six Republican-held seats next year, enough by themselves to shift the balance of power in the closely divided U.S. House of Representatives.

(Reporting by Joseph Ax; Editing by Mark Porter)

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