Republican NH Gov To Veto GOP-Drawn US House Map

Burlington’s NBC News affiliate reports:

Gov. Chris Sununu is slapping down the proposed congressional map authored by the New Hampshire House, which would create a much more Republican First Congressional District and an overwhelmingly democratic second congressional district.

The New Hampshire State Senate passed that map Thursday without any changes requested by the governor. Sununu then issued a statement indicating he would veto the map.

“The proposed congressional redistricting map is not in the best interest of New Hampshire and I will veto it as soon as it reaches my desk. The citizens of this state are counting on us to do better,” Sununu said.

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