League of Women Voters of Florida
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.
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.
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.
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.
As the battle over Florida’s political boundaries looms, the Florida Supreme Court is set to make a decision on the disputed congressional districts.
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.
In some ways, the state of Florida has remained remarkably stable over the past year.
A coalition that challenged Florida’s congressional districts is asking the state’s Supreme Court to hear their case.
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.
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.