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New York Congressional Map Maintains Nadler-Maloney Matchup (1)

May 21, 2022, 11:37 AMUpdated: May 21, 2022, 2:47 PM

Reps. Jerry Nadler and Carolyn Maloney are headed for an incumbent-vs-incumbent showdown after a New York court on Saturday imposed new district lines merging many of Nadler’s constituents on the West Side of Manhattan with many of Maloney’s constituents on the East Side.

If the map is allowed to stand, it will guarantee that a long-serving Democrat with seniority and a chairmanship will be forced out of Congress — an extra setback for the party as it tries to avoid losing control of the laws that get passed in Washington. Generally the presidential party loses seats in the midterm election, ...