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Illinois’ Redrawn Congressional Map Upheld by U.S. Judges

December 16, 2011

Dec. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Illinois Republicans lost a bid to undo changes made to the state’s U.S. congressional districts by the Democratic-dominated state Legislature.

A panel of three federal judges rejected a request to invalidate an electoral map the Republican congressmen said hurt Latino voters as it erased one of the state’s 19 congressional districts.

To contact the reporter on this story: Andrew Harris in Chicago at aharris16@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Andrew Dunn at adunn8@bloomberg.net


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