New York finally has its maps. What changed for Bronx’s congressional and senate lines?


New York’s redistricting saga has muddled much of the script for this summer’s political theatre as New York voters face primaries for statewide offices and the state Assembly in June, followed by primaries for Congress and the state Senate in August, as well as mixed special elections for two House seats that cover a large swath upstate.

That’s a lot for New York’s voters to keep up with, especially with the reshuffling of districts and candidates caused by the state’s arduous and contentious redistricting process that involved a protracted legal fight and an uninvolved independent redistricting commission. But on Saturday, new maps gave clarity, to some, on their congressional districts for their next 10 years, while scrambling the long-awaited political plans for others.

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