The First Department determined the state assembly redistricting mag declared invalid by the Court of Appeals on April 27, 2022, shall be used in the upcoming 2022 elections and any new map will not be used before the 2024 general election:
… [T]he February 2022 map is invalid, based on its procedural infirmity as previously determined by the Court of Appeals in Matter of Harkenrider v Hochul (__ NY3d __, 2022 NY Slip Op 02833 [Apr. 27, 2022]), … will remain in effect for the 2022 assembly primary election to be held on June 28, 2022 and the general election to be held on November 8, 2022, and … , upon the formal adoption and implementation of a new legally compliant state assembly map, for use no sooner than the 2024 regular election, the February 2022 map will be void and of no effect … . Matter of Nichols v Hochul, 2022 NY Slip Op 03809, First Dept 6-10-22
Practice Point: The Court of Appeals, in April 2022, declared the state assembly redistricting map invalid. Here the First Department determined the map will continue to be used until the general election in 2024.