This year’s House battlefield is almost locked in. The next decade is still wide open.

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The midterm House map is nearly complete. Six months before Election Day, just a few straggling states are waiting to finalize their lines and a handful of court cases challenging new lines are outstanding.

Several of the legal cases are in large states with many districts and the chance to materially affect the national map — including New York, where the state’s high court tossed out Democrats’ gerrymander on Wednesday, and Florida, where GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis’ new gerrymandered map has been challenged. But while more than a dozen states have ongoing redistricting litigation, operatives and legal experts say that in many places, the fast-approaching 2022 primaries leave little time for more court action this year.

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