Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh filed an appeal Nov. 15 on behalf of defendants Linda H. Lamone, the administrator of the Maryland State Board of Elections, and Baltimore attorney and state elections board member David J. McManus Jr. They seek to have the case heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Frosh also filed a motion to stay the injunctions.
“A stay of this matter pending the defendants’ appeal to the Supreme Court is warranted to avoid potentially contradictor y results or needless expenditure of public resources,” the motion from Frosh’s office states.
Monday’s release from Hogan’s office notes Frosh’s appeal, stating that it comes “despite public opinion surveys showing that the vast majority of Marylanders support nonpartisan redistricting reform.”
The release from the governor’s office states that Colorado, Michigan, Missouri and Utah voters approved