Martin O’Malley: Redistricting In Maryland An Attempt To Oust GOP

Martin O’Malley: Redistricting in Maryland an attempt to oust GOP

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley conceded in a recent court deposition his party deliberately set out to rewrite the state’s congressional map to oust long-serving Republican lawmaker Roscoe Bartlett to hand the state an all-Democratic congressional delegation at the time.”That was my hope,” the Democrat said, according to Baltimore Sun report. “It was also my intent to create … a district where the people would be more likely to elect a Democrat than a Republican.”
The Democrats added several heavily liberal regions to what had been Bartlett’s district following the 2010 Census. It was widely suspected at the time this was …

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