NY judge extends stay on lower court ruling that tossed Dem-drawn redistricting maps
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ALBANY, N.Y. — An upstate appellate judge said New York’s newly drawn congressional and legislative districts will remain in place for the time being. State Appellate Division Justice Stephen Lindley of Rochester extended an already issued temporary stay that keeps the new district maps in play for petitioning purposes, pending appeal. Lindley’s extension will run through April 20, when oral arguments will be heard. The decision comes a week after a lower court judge in Steuben County found the recently redrawn maps unconstitutional and gerrymandered to benefit Democrats. Supreme Court Judge P...