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