Bloomberg Government
Jan. 31, 2022, 12:41 AMUpdated: Jan. 31, 2022, 1:43 AM

New York Remapping Targets Republicans Malliotakis, Tenney (1)

Greg Giroux
Greg Giroux
Keshia Clukey
Keshia Clukey

New York Republicans Nicole Malliotakis and Claudia Tenney would have to find a way to appeal to opposition-party voters under a gerrymandered congressional district plan released Sunday.

The proposed map is designed to maximize the prospects for Democrats ahead of the November election, when that party could lose its five-seat majority in the U.S. House. New York is one of the most strongly Democratic states, with supermajority control of the legislature and a Democratic governor, Kathy Hochul, getting final say over the maps.

The configuration put together by legislative Democrats would give their party an edge in as many of ...

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