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New First Congressional District extends along north shore to Nassau border, excludes south shore, under just-released court-ordered map

by May 21, 2022
New York’s First Congressional District has been reconfigured in the final court-ordered redistricting map to take in the entire north shore of Suffolk County to the Nassau County border.

Court-appointed special master released redistricting maps. Here’s how they change local congressional and state senate districts

by May 17, 2022
Under the special master's proposal N.Y.'s First Congressional District would no longer snake into Babylon and eastern Nassau and the First Senate District would extend west into Stony Brook, but shed much of eastern Brookhaven Town.

New York’s high court throws out Democrats’ redistricting maps

by Apr 27, 2022
The New York State Court of Appeals today struck down redistricting maps passed by the state legislature’s Democratic majority and signed by Gov. Kathy Hochul that would have given Democrats a strong chance to flip New York State’s first congressional district blue in this November’s election. 

Judge rules New York’s redistricting process unconstitutional, new maps void

by Apr 1, 2022
A State Supreme Court judge in upstate Steuben County yesterday threw out New York’s new Congressional, State Senate and Assembly district maps, ruling that the process used to develop them violated the State Constitution.

Redistricting maps, poised to give Democrats 2022 election advantage, signed into law

by Feb 4, 2022
Congressional and State legislative redistricting maps for New York State were signed into law by Gov. Kathy Hochul last night, solidifying election boundaries for November that could help Democrats flip districts across the state and on the East End.

Proposed redistricting map would shake up East End’s state representation

by Feb 3, 2022
A proposed redistricting map expected to be approved by the New York State Legislature as soon as today would separate Riverhead Town from the rest of the East End in the State Assembly and put Southold Town in the First Assembly District with the the South Fork and Shelter Island. 

Bellone vetoes Democrats’ redistricting plan

by Jan 27, 2022
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has vetoed the controversial redistricting plan adopted by Democratic legislators on Dec. 31, just before they lost majority control of the county legislature.

Suffolk’s new presiding officer moves to rescind Democrats’ redistricting plan

by Jan 4, 2022
Newly elected Presiding Officer Kevin McCaffrey wasted no time in moving to undo the bitterly contested redistricting plan pushed through by the outgoing Democratic majority at a special meeting on New Year’s Eve.

In party-line vote Democratic legislators pass redistricting plan on last day in power

by Dec 31, 2021
In a straight party-line vote at a special meeting on the last day of the year, Suffolk County legislators this morning approved a controversial redistricting plan prepared by Democrats and vehemently opposed by Republicans.

Court again slaps down Suffolk Democrats’ redistricting gambit

by Dec 27, 2021
Democratic county legislators tried again today to adopt their own redistricting plan before losing majority control of the legislature on Jan. 1. But a court order again blocked their effort.