Ohio redistricting maps approved

UPDATE (January 24, 2022):

COLUMBUS, Ohio (ADAMS) – The Ohio Redistricting Commission has approved revised state congressional and senate district maps.

The commission voted on the re-drawn maps Saturday after the Ohio Supreme Court ruled an earlier version unconstitutional.

The five-to-two vote along party lines puts the districts in place for the next four years.

The deadline to approve the maps was at midnight on Saturday.

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ORIGINAL STORY:

COLUMBUS, Ohio (ADAMS) – Ohio lawmakers have until next Monday to redraw congressional district maps.

Ohio’s Redistricting Commission met yesterday to begin re-working the maps after the Supreme Court ruled them unconstitutional last week.

Secretary of State Frank LaRose says the January 24th deadline to approve new maps is crucial to holding the May 3rd primary election on time.

Processes including entering districts, candidacy filing, and printing ballots cannot be completed without the final districts set.

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