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Friday, May 3, 2019

“Ohio Gerrymander Struck Down as Supreme Court Weighs Issue; Decision overturning GOP congressional map presents arguments against partisan redistricting ahead of pending nationwide ruling”: Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal has this report.

Robert Barnes of The Washington Post reports that “Federal judges declare Ohio congressional map unconstitutional.”

Trip Gabriel and Michael Wines of The New York Times report that “Ohio Congressional Map Is Illegal Gerrymander, Federal Court Rules.”

Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times reports that “Court tosses Ohio’s legislative district map over partisan gerrymandering, orders new one.”

Randy Ludlow of The Columbus Dispatch reports that “Court rules Ohio’s congressional map is unconstitutional.”

Rich Exner of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that “Federal judges toss out Ohio’s congressional map as illegal gerrymander.”

Jack Torry and Jessica Wehrman of The Dayton Daily News report that “Court rules Ohio’s congressional map unconstitutional.”

Liz Skalka of The Toledo Blade reports that “Judges rule Ohio’s congressional map unconstitutional, orders new one.”

Jessie Balmert of The Cincinnati Enquirer has an article headlined “Court to Ohio: Congressional map is gerrymandered. Draw a new one.”

Dan Sewell of The Associated Press reports that “Judges declare Ohio’s congressional map unconstitutional.”

Brendan O’Brien of Reuters reports that “U.S. judges order Ohio to revamp Republican-drawn gerrymandered districts.”

Pete Williams of NBC News reports that “Court declares Ohio congressional map an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander; The state must come up with a new plan for the 2020 election, the unanimous three-judge panel said.”

Ariane de Vogue and Eric Bradner of CNN report that “Federal court strikes down Ohio congressional map as unconstitutional.”

Adam Shaw and Bill Mears of Fox News report that “Federal court rules Ohio’s congressional map is unconstitutional.”

Sam Levine of HuffPost reports that “Court Strikes Down Ohio Congressional Map, Says It’s Gerrymandered To Benefit GOP; The court blocked the state from using its current map in any future elections; It gave lawmakers until June 14 to come up with a new one.”

Steven Shepard of Politico reports that “Ohio congressional map tossed out for partisan gerrymandering; It’s the second state in a week, after Michigan, in which judges said a GOP-drawn map violated voters’ constitutional rights.”

Reid Wilson of The Hill reports that “Federal court strikes down Ohio congressional maps.”

Simone Pathé of Roll Call reports that “Federal court strikes down Ohio congressional map as partisan gerrymander; Republicans last year got 52 percent of the vote, won 12 of 16 districts.”

And at the “Election Law Blog,” Nicholas Stephanopoulos has a post titled “The Ohio Gerrymandering Decision.”

You can access today’s ruling of a three-judge court of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio at this link.

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“The worst thing Barr did this week had nothing to do with the Mueller report”: Columnist Catherine Rampell has this op-ed in today’s edition of The Washington Post.

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“Allegations remain in forefront for Kavanaugh, 7 months after his confirmation”: Joan Biskupic of CNN has a report that begins, “Seven months after he joined the US Supreme Court, the cloud of Christine Blasey Ford’s sexual assault allegations still hangs over Justice Brett Kavanaugh, recalled in media reports across the political spectrum and unresolved in the US judiciary’s own process for handling related ethics claims.”

Posted at 9:52 AM by Howard Bashman