A decision on whether state Democrats rigged legislative lines to remove Republicans from office could come soon. John McGovern, Spokesman for the Committee for a Fair and Balanced Map, says he expects the map to be overturned.
John McGovern, Spokesman for the Committee for a Fair and Balanced Map, says the map is a politically motivated power grab by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
Opponents say the map's main problem is that it impedes on the civil rights of Latino voters who could have two Latino-controlled seats rather than one. If the map is allowed to stand, Democrats are projected to pick up as many as five additional congressional seats in the next election.