Illinois Republicans running out of time to submit GOP maps

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WTVO) — There has been an update in the court battle over Illinois’ state legislative maps.

Republicans had until Wednesday night to submit their own version. Courts gave them a deadline to try and prove the lines Democrats drew violate the law or the state constitution.

As the map finalized last month stands, it would cut down Republican-majority districts from five to three. It also creates a new majority Latino district.

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