Democrats offer arguments challenging GOP-drawn district maps | app

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The new legislative map drawn by Republicans in Kentucky only guarantees GOP victories in an outsized number of State House districts, a Democratic operative said during his party’s legal challenge. redistricting work of the legislature.

The state’s Democratic Party is contesting the new boundaries of the Kentucky House and the state’s six congressional districts. The party says the redrawn maps feature an “extreme partisan gerrymander” and excessively divided counties, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported.

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