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In Shadows Of Redistricting Ruling, Senate Case Looms

Amid the congressional redistricting lawsuit and its possible effect on elections, there is a similar fight over the state Senate’s map.

09/08/2014

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Florida Judge Approves New Map, Allows Elections To Go Forward

A Leon County judge upheld a second draft of the state’s congressional districts in a decision issued Friday, but shelved the new map until after the November elections.

08/22/2014

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Lewis Says He Will Rule On Districts ‘As Quickly As I Can’

Lawmakers did everything they were required to do in response to a Leon County judge’s decision last month to strike down two congressional districts, attorneys for the Legislature told the judge Wednesday in the latest round in a long-running legal fight about the state’s political lines.

08/20/2014

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Judge Considers Redrawn Florida Congressional Map

After hearing three hours of testimony and arguments Wednesday, Leon County Circuit Judge Terry Lewis is weighing whether to accept a new version of congressional districts approved by the Legislature during a special session earlier this month.

08/20/2014

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Group Sues Over Re-Drawn Florida Congressional Map

A coalition issued a sharply-worded motion Monday which called the recently redrawn Florida congressional “brazenly partisan” and claimed it would not fix the problems that prompted a judge to declare the original map unconstitutional in the first place.

08/18/2014

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Florida Legislators Propose Changes To 7 Districts

Florida Legislators kicked off a special session Thursday byproposing tweaks to seven of the 27 congressional districts to comply with a judge’s ruling.

08/07/2014

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Legislators To Adopt New Congressional Maps

Florida legislators will return to Tallahassee to adopt a new congressional map.

08/03/2014

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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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Judge Sounds Wary Of Redrawing Map Quickly

With an impending elections coming, a question looms of when to redraw congressional districts ruled unconstitutional by a judge.

07/24/2014

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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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