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Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Sides Agree On September Court Date In Redistricting Fight

The Florida Legislature and a coalition have agreed to a schedule for a Leon County judge to determine whether lawmakers’ second attempt to draw a map complies with the state Constitution.

07/21/2015

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Congressional Districts

A bitterly divided Florida Supreme Court threw out eight congressional districts Thursday in a long-awaited ruling, ordering the Legislature to redraw the lines within the next 100 days.

07/09/2015

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Lingering Issues Raise Possibility Of Another Session

Officially, as of Tuesday, there will be 85 days left until the Legislature returns to the Capitol for committee meetings and 203 days left until the 2016 legislative session begins. But even as a special session to deal with the state budget finally came to an end Friday, there were questions about whether another session might become necessary this year.

06/22/2015

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Records Show Broad Effort To Funnel Maps Through Public

The Florida Supreme Court released records Tuesday that gave more insight into an alleged plan by Republican political consultants to funnel maps through the public.

11/25/2014

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Court Keeps Arguments Over Redistricting Docs Open

Florida Supreme Court officials announced Thursday oral arguments about whether a Republican consulting firm’s records should have been used in a recent redistricting trial will not be closed the public.

09/11/2014

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Florida: Hold 2015 Special Election For Congress

Florida’s top election official is recommending that the state hold special elections for Congress next year, even though that may violate federal law.

08/16/2014

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Florida Legislature To Keep Map Changes Simple

Florida Legislators returning to the state Capitol are facing the task of redrawing the state’s 27 congressional districts.

08/06/2014

Florida Capitol

Florida Judge Must Decide Whether To Delay Map Fix

A Florida judge is holding a hearing Thursday to decide when the state’s congressional districts will be redrawn.

07/24/2014

State Capitol (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

GOP Leaders Want To Redraw Districts After Fall Elections

Republican legislative leaders said Tuesday they do not plan to appeal a judge’s ruling that struck down Florida’s congressional map but want lawmakers to be able to redraw the disputed districts after this fall’s elections.

07/15/2014

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Judge Rules Florida Legislature Broke Law On Maps

A Florida judge ordered congressional districts to be redrawn after ruling that the Florida Legislature illegally drew them.

07/10/2014

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