State Lawmakers To Begin Redrawing Unconstitutional Congressional Maps This Week

Last Friday, Circuit Court Judge Terry Lewis ruled that members of the Florida Legislature need to immediately redraw two congressional districts he deemed unconstitutional. Lewis ordered state lawmakers to submit a revised map by Aug. 15. He also ruled the secretary of state propose a special election plan for the affected congressional districts.
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Redistricting Trial Ends, Some Questions Remain Unanswered

The 12-day long trial over whether GOP leaders in the Florida Legislature broke the law when re-drawing congressional maps in 2012 ended this week. After days of lengthy questioning, there are still some unanswered questions, though.
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Redistricting Fight Goes To Trial

An ongoing battle over whether the state’s newest congressional districts were drawn with a partisan bias will continue in a Tallahassee courtroom this week.