New York Democrats plan to fight congressional map to tip races in their favor: Report

The Democratic-controlled New York legislature is reportedly going to reject the proposed congressional map and offer changes to make the map more favorable to Democrats.

The new map from Empire State Democrats is set to be unveiled shortly after the vote on the redistricting map proposed by the Independent Redistricting Commission, and could make three districts — two held by Republicans and one held by a Democrat — more favorable to Democrats, according to a report from Newsday.

The commission’s map, which was approved by the panel in a 9-1 bipartisan vote earlier this month, keeps the current map largely unchanged but made Rep. Brandon Williams’s (R-NY) more favorable for Democrats. It also made two districts safer for incumbent Reps. Marc Molinaro (R-NY) and Pat Ryan (D-NY).

The outlet, citing a source with knowledge of the situation, reports
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