ALBANY, NY (AP) — The congressional election districts lines for New York won’t be final until March 20, but the lines drawn by a federal judge appear likely to be the final plan.
The congressional campaigns of incumbents and challengers are already making decisions on the upcoming elections and a scheduled June 26 primary based on the March 6 lines drawn by U.S. Magistrate Roanne Mann.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine: Bronx Residents Can Begin Scheduling Appointments For Johnson & Johnson Shots
The state Senate’s Republican majority and the Assembly’s Democratic majority which could change the lines have no serious objections.READ MORE: COVID 1 Year: 'Long Haulers' Still On Long Road To Recovery, 'A Complete Lifestyle Change'
The judge’s lines would eliminate the Hudson Valley’s current 22nd District represented by Democratic Rep. Maurice Hinchey, who is retiring. She also proposes to eliminate Republican Rep. Bob Turner’s 9th District in Queens and Brooklyn.MORE NEWS: Wife Of Top Cuomo Aide Shows Support On Social Media For Governor's Latest Sexual Harassment Accuser
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