Pennsylvania’s high court is on the cusp today of imposing a new congressional district map to take effect for the state’s 2018 elections, all but ensuring that Democratic prospects will improve in several seats and boosting the party’s quest to capture control of the U.S. House.
today is the state Supreme Court’s self-imposed deadline to unveil new district boundaries, replacing the 6-year-old boundaries the court struck down in a gerrymandering lawsuit last month. New boundaries for Pennsylvania’s 18 congressional districts are to take effect starting in the May 15 primary and could make substantial changes to a map widely viewed as among the nation’s most gerrymandered.

Source: Local News