Gov. Tom Wolf said the proposed map, created after the state Supreme Court invalidated the old one, was still unacceptably gerrymandered.
“An election corrupted by extensive, sophisticated gerrymandering and partisan dilution of votes is not ‘free and equal,’" the opinion says.
It's not perfect, but reform advocates praised it as a good step forward.
Pennsylvania Republican Wants Democrats On State Supreme Court Impeached Over Gerrymandering Decision
It's the latest in state GOP attacks on the court's integrity.
Legal experts saw the GOP appeal to the Supreme Court as a long shot.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Sallie Updyke Mundy was one of two justices who wanted to uphold the state's congressional map.
It's the latest step in Republicans’ war not to redraw a very partisan congressional map.
Joseph Scarnati refused to comply because he said he considered a ruling from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to be unconstitutional.
The partisan redistricting of 2011 "makes a difference," said Rep. Steve Stivers.
Top Republican Says His State Is A Model For Redistricting. It's One Of The Worst Gerrymandered Places In The Country.
Federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court, have blocked North Carolina's congressional and legislative district maps.