The Pennsylvania Supreme Court announced it is giving the lower court considering the Democrats’ political gerrymandering lawsuit only until the end of the year to rule. The high court says it will take jurisdiction of the case, meaning the chances of a re-draw before the 2018 elections increase. If the Republican legislature is forced to re-draw and Gov. Tom Wolf (D) vetoes the plan, Democrats will almost surely gain a significant number of seats if the Democratic court assumes the re-drawing power. This is an issue of great significance and could have a major role in determining the balance of power in the next House of Representatives.
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