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(AP)

Justices Hear Florida Redistricting Arguments

The Florida Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday over redistricting maps the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature has drawn for itself, less than two weeks before the March 9 deadline for the justices to rule.

CBS4–02/29/2012

Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

Lawsuits Filed By Democrats Over Redistricting

The bill hasn’t even been signed by Governor Rick Scott yet, but lawsuits have already been filed over the legislature’s once-a-decade redistricting maps.

CBS4–02/10/2012

Courtroom Generic Gavel Scales of Justice

Appeals Court Rejects Diaz-Balart’s Fla. Redistricting Challenge

For the second time, a federal court has rejected efforts by US Representative Mario Diaz-Balart of Miami to toss out amendments to the Florida Constitution that changed the way the state redraws maps of state and federal legislative districts.

01/31/2012

Voters

Florida’s Primary Date May Change – Again

Florida lawmakers will meet next week to decide whether to change the date of the August primary election again.

CBS4–01/06/2012

(Source:AP/Susan Walsh)

Florida Senate Draws Congressional Lines

After the 2010 census, the state of Florida was in line to gain two new Congressional districts. Monday, the Florida Senate finally released proposed districts starting next year.

CBS4–11/28/2011

Courtroom Generic Gavel

Federal Court Rejects Fla. Redistricting Challenge

U.S. District Judge Ursula Ungaro rejected a challenged to Florida’s redistricting constitutional amendments passed in 2010.

CBS4–09/09/2011