League of Women Voters of Florida

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Voting-Rights Groups Slam Proposed South Florida District

A pair of voting-rights groups whose lawsuit led to the state’s current congressional districts being struck down by the Florida Supreme Court say that a new proposal appears to be tilted to favor a Republican congressman in South Florida.

08/14/2015

(Source: CBS)

League Of Women Voters Targets Campus Gun Bills

The League of Women Voters of Florida are starting a coalition to fight bills allowing people to carry concealed weapons while on a college or university campus.

08/11/2015

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Voting-Rights Groups Want Districts Drawn In Public

Two voting-rights organizations that led the legal battle against congressional districts later found to be unconstitutional called Monday for a new map to be drawn in public — a demand swiftly rejected by legislative leaders.

08/03/2015

(Source: CBS4)

No Clear Roadmap Yet On Senate Districts

After reaching an agreement this week with voting-rights groups, Florida lawmakers face the chore of going into special session in October to redraw Senate districts.

07/30/2015

Courtroom Gavel

Senate Redistricting Battle Looms

As the battle over Florida’s political boundaries looms, the Florida Supreme Court is set to make a decision on the disputed congressional districts.

07/08/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Groups To Back Feds In ‘LIP’ Lawsuit

Some Florida groups have come to the defense of the Obama administration in a lawsuit filed by Florida Governor Rick Scott over a health-care battle.

06/03/2015

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2014 Roundup: A Year Of Change And Stability

In some ways, the state of Florida has remained remarkably stable over the past year.

12/24/2014

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Coalition Wants Supreme Court To Hear Map Case

A coalition that challenged Florida’s congressional districts is asking the state’s Supreme Court to hear their case.

09/09/2014

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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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Plans For Special Session Take Shape

Legislative leaders Monday laid out the fullest blueprint yet for a special session aimed at crafting new congressional districts, even as they continued a push for a Leon County judge to limit the impact of his ruling on this year’s elections.

08/04/2014