Three things to know about the New York congressional map proposed by Democrats

Democrats in the New York legislature unveiled a new congressional map on Tuesday, making slight modifications to a map crafted by the Independent Redistricting Commission.

The proposed map was unveiled less than a day after the Democrat-controlled state legislature voted down the IRC’s bipartisan proposal, but it largely keeps that map intact, with some minor changes to benefit Democrats. When the current map was struck down by a New York court in December 2023, it warned that changes by the legislature to the IRC maps “cannot affect more than two percent of the population in any district,” restricting the ability of the chamber to modify the proposed congressional map.

Here are the biggest takeaways from the proposed map, which is expected to pass in the chamber as soon as this week.

Democratic shifts in two districts

The proposed
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