A decision on whether state Democrats rigged legislative lines to remove Republicans from office could come soon. John McGovern, Spokesman for the Committee for a Fair and Balanced Map, says he expects the map to be overturned.
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McGovern adds the map is a politically motivated power grab by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
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Opponents say the map's main problem is that it impedes on the civil rights of Latino voters who could have two Latino-controlled seats rather than one. If the map is allowed to stand, Democrats are projected to pick up as many as five additional congressional seats in the next election.