Jake Corman

Governor rejects GOP redistricting map as deadline looms

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf will not submit a new Republican-drawn map of Pennsylvania's congressional districts to the state's high court, saying Tuesday that it uses the same unconstitutionally partisan tactics as the 6-year-old boundaries struck down in a gerrymandering case.

Wolf's move came six days before the deadline set by the Democratic-majority state Supreme Court to impose new boundaries for Pennsylvania's 18 congressional districts, routinely labeled as among the nation's most gerrymandered.

Wolf's office, which has not publicly released the governor's own proposal, said it remained possible that Wolf would submit one to the court. He also left open the...

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