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Redistricting Map 2012 (Source: CBS4)

Court: Redistricting Documents Should Remain Secret

(CBSMiami/News Service of Florida) – An appeals court ruled Thursday that a political consultant’s documents about the redistricting process could remain sealed, potentially throwing a wrench into the case of a coalition of voting-rights organizations […]

05/22/2014

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

House Aide: Giving Maps To Consultant Was ‘A Mistake’

An aide to former House Speaker Dean Cannon admitted Tuesday that he made a mistake by secretly feeding redistricting plans to a Republican political consultant in 2012, but denied that the arrangement tainted the redrawing of the state’s congressional districts.

05/20/2014

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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

Courtroom Generic Gavel

Legislators Fight To Avoid Testifying In Redistricting Case

Should legislators who draw up the districts that will help keep them in office be forced to testify about how they came up with the district?

CBS Miami–09/16/2013

Florida Capitol

GOP Wants Challenge To State Senate Redistricting Map Tossed

The Republican-led state Legislature wants a legal challenge to redistricting map of the Florida Senate thrown out.

CBS4–02/18/2013

Washington, DC (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Billions Are Being Spent On This Election, But Will It Change Anything?

For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.

10/01/2012

Voting booths (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mess In Texas

In Texas Republicans have taken efforts to restrict access to voting a step farther. Texas Republicans are calling for the repeal of the Voting Rights Act.

07/02/2012

(Source: CBSMiami) Florida Senate Redistricting Map, original version

Fla. Supreme Court Approves New Florida Senate District Plan

The Florida Senate is breathing a collective sigh of relief Friday morning, after learning the Florida Supreme Court signed off on the Senate’s revised re-districting plan. That means all Fl0rida Senate districts are now official, and candidates can file to run within them.

04/27/2012

(Source: CBSMiami) Florida Senate Redistricting Map, original version

Fla. Supreme Court Convenes Once Again To Discuss Redistricting

After months of debate, the Florida Supreme Court once again took up legislative redistricting Friday.

CBS4–04/20/2012

Florida Capitol

Redrawn Fla. Senate Map To Be Submitted To High Court

A redrawn Florida Senate re-districting map is being sent to the state’s highest court.

CBS4–04/05/2012

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