BREAKING (AP): Supreme Court allows Pennsylvania congressional redistricting to proceed, denies Republican plea.
— Andrew Roth (@RothTheReporter) February 5, 2018
The appeal was one of the last resorts of Republicans in the state legislature to allow the current Congressional maps to be used for this year’s election.
The legislature now has until Friday to draw new Congressional maps and submit them to Governor Wolf.
Republicans are also pushing to force Justice David Wecht to recuse himself from the decision that forced the redraw, forcing a tie vote and allowing the maps to remain for this year.