Congressional Districts

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Florida Legislature To Redraw Congressional Lines In Aug.

A nearly two-week special session is going to be held in August so that the Florida Legislature can draw up new congressional districts.

07/20/2015

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Congressional Districts

A bitterly divided Florida Supreme Court threw out eight congressional districts Thursday in a long-awaited ruling, ordering the Legislature to redraw the lines within the next 100 days.

07/09/2015

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Court Orders Redrawing Of 8 Congressional Districts

The state’s highest court has ordered that at least eight congressional districts be redrawn because they don’t meet the requirements that prohibits political lines from being drawn to favor incumbents or a political party.

07/09/2015

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GOP Consultants Want To Delay Release Of Documents

A series of emails and documents could expose the role that Republican consultants played in drawing new congressional districts. But a Gainesville-based political consultant doesn’t want to take that chance and asked the Florida Supreme Court Tuesday to delay the release of the documents.

11/18/2014

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Florida: Hold 2015 Special Election For Congress

Florida’s top election official is recommending that the state hold special elections for Congress next year, even though that may violate federal law.

08/16/2014

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Legislature Passes Redrawn Congressional Map

Lawmakers passed new congressional districts on nearly party-line votes in the House and the Senate on Monday, sending the map back to the courts as early voting opened in some counties.

08/12/2014

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Senate Approves Revised District Map, House Vote Expected

Florida’s Senate approved a map revising the congressional districts around the state.

08/11/2014

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Committees Approve New Congressional Districts

Lawmakers are a step closer to complying with a court order to draw new congressional districts.

08/08/2014

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Special Session For Congressional Re-Districting Coming Together

The schedule for a special legislative session to come up with new congressional districts is beginning to take shape.

08/04/2014

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Florida Judge Orders Special Session For New Map

A Florida judge has ordered legislators to draw up a new congressional map after the state’s current districts were ruled to be illegal.

08/01/2014

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