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Voting rights groups file suit against Amendment 7 listen

05/24/10 Lisa Marzilli
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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It was only a matter of time before litigation was filed against the controversial redistricting amendment pushed through by GOP legislators in the final hours of the 2010 session. Last Friday, the League of Women Voters along with the NAACP and Democracia Ahora did just that.

The groups filed suit to have [Amendment 7](,_Amendm...


GOP Legislators Craft Their Own Redistricting Amendment listen

05/04/10 Lisa Marzilli
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Voters get ready: another state constitutional amendment is headed for the crowded November ballot. On Friday, the last day of the legislative session, the Florida Senate voted to approve its own redistricting proposal. The bill’s GOP sponsor says it’s needed to “clarify” the two redistricting amendments put forth by the group Fair Districts Florida. But opponents say the effort is nothing short of a power grab designed to gut the cit...


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