Judge Accepts Redrawn Baltimore County Council Map With One Majority Black District

Written by on March 26, 2022

The Baltimore County Council submitted a map to a federal judge late Tuesday evening that included only one majority Black Council District. Screenshot from court filings.

A judge has accepted a remedial Baltimore County Council map with one majority Black council district.

U.S. District Court Judge Lydia Kay Griggsby said at a status conference Thursday afternoon that the new map drawn by the Baltimore County Council is better than the one she struck down in February because it gives Black voters a chance to elect their candidate of choice.

Roughly 30% of Baltimore County . . .

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