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Covert v. 2021 Penn. Legislative Reapportionment Comm’n

Last Updated Mar 16, 2022
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No. 4 WM 2022 (Pa. S. Ct.)

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State court challenge to the state’s legislative districts,¬†focusing on Butler County, alleging the map violates the state constitution, including protections against partisan gerrymandering and unnecessary division of counties.

On Mar. 16, 2022, the court rejected the challenge and dismissed the case.

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Map | Challenged state Senate plan

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Map | Challenged state House plan

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