Pennsylvania congressional district map lawsuit ends quietly

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A federal lawsuit by Republicans difficult Pennsylvania’s new congressional districts is over, three weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court docket declined to intervene and cease the plan.

The case remained alive after the justices declined to stop the 17-district map authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court docket from getting used on this 12 months’s elections.

However final week a three-person panel of federal judges in Pennsylvania pared the case again, leaving solely a query about whether or not inhabitants variations of 1 or two residents out of a whole bunch of hundreds met federal requirements.

A federal court docket docket entry on Tuesday exhibits the plaintiffs’ attorneys filed a one-sentence movement of voluntary dismissal of what remained of the case.

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