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Lawyers Argue Against Redrawing Districts Before Elections

It will be virtually impossible for lawmakers to redraw two congressional districts deemed unconstitutional by a Tallahassee judge before the Nov. 4 general election, lawyers for the Department of State, the Legislature and county elections supervisors argued in court Thursday.

07/17/2014

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Appeals Court Blocks Evidence At Redistricting Trial

A Florida appeals court blocked the release of document meant to be key evidence in the state’s redistricting trial.

05/22/2014

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Florida Senate President Testifies During Redistricting Trial

Florida’s Senate president contends state legislators followed the law when drawing up new political maps.

05/21/2014

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Florida House Speaker To Testify In Redistricting Challenge Trial

Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford is expected to testify Tuesday in a high stakes trial which could decide the future of of the state’s congressional districts.

05/20/2014

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Documents On Ice In Redistricting Case

Documents produced by a group of political consultants must remain sealed until the 1st District Court of Appeal can hear a request that the papers not be used in a redistricting trial set to begin Monday.

05/18/2014

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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