Special Session To Draw New Maps BeginsLawmakers are back in Tallahassee Thursday for a special session to draw a new map for the state’s congressional districts.
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.
Legislators To Adopt New Congressional Maps Florida legislators will return to Tallahassee to adopt a new congressional map.
Judge Sounds Wary Of Redrawing Map QuicklyWith an impending elections coming, a question looms of when to redraw congressional districts ruled unconstitutional by a judge.
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.
Lawyers Argue Against Redrawing Districts Before ElectionsIt 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.
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.
Florida's Political Landscape Upended With Ruling One day after a landmark legal ruling, some people are question whether the change to Florida's political landscape will have an impact on other states’ drawing their congressional districts.
Court Admits It Was Wrong To Intervene In Redistricting TrialA highly unusual statement came out of the 1st District Court of Appeal Thursday on the drawing on new political maps.
Legislature Makes Final Redistricting Argument A coalition of voting-rights groups failed to prove during a recent trial that congressional districts drawn by lawmakers in 2012 violated constitutional standards for redistricting, according to a filing by attorneys for the Legislature.
Final Witnesses Expected In Florida Redistricting Trial A trial which challenges whether Florida legislators followed the law when drawing up new political maps for congress is expected to come to an end this week.
GOP Consultant Asks U.S. Supreme Court To Block Records Release A Republican consultant trying to keep hundreds of pages of redistricting-related documents secret is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the release of the records in the latest twist in a legal battle over Florida's congressional districts.
Voting Groups Can Use GOP Operative's Documents In LawsuitOverturning an appellate court ruling, the Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a Tallahassee judge to allow a GOP consultant's documents to be considered in a trial about the Legislature's 2012 redistricting effort, a move one justice called "unprecedented."
Court: Redistricting Documents Should Remain Secret
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.