Oklahoma Legislature convenes redistricting special session


November 14, 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Legislature convened a special session on Monday to approve new maps for the state's legislative and congressional districts, while hundreds of protesters descended on the Capitol to express their opposition to vaccine mandates.

The House and Senate met briefly for procedural votes on bills containing the maps that will be in effect for the next 10 years. Lawmakers are expected to wrap up their work by the end of the week. The new maps typically are approved during the regular session, which ends in May, but a special session was required this year becaus...

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