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Florida seeks to end a lawsuit alleging unconstitutional redistricting

Florida urged a judge to dismiss a lawsuit that state House districts and congressional districts are unconstitutionally gerrymandered.

The Scoop: Fri. July 12th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

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Voting rights groups end their federal challenge to congressional redistricting; a challenge remains at the Florida Supreme Court

Voting rights groups will not appeal a federal court ruling that upheld the constitutionality of a Florida congressional redistricting plan.
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A trial over the constitutionality of Florida’s Senate districts is set for 2025

A lawsuit, filed in April, alleges that Senate District 16 and Senate District 18 in the Tampa Bay area were racially gerrymandered in 2022.
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A rehearing is rejected in Florida’s congressional redistricting

A federal court rejected a request by voting rights groups to reconsider a ruling that upheld the constitutionality of Florida's congressional redistricting.
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The Florida Senate President and Secretary of State dispute that Tampa Bay districts are racially gerrymandered

Kathleen Passidomo's attorneys said, “The allegation that race was the predominant factor in the drawing of the challenged districts is denied.”
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A new lawsuit says some Florida House and congressional districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered

A federal lawsuit contends that some state House and congressional districts in Florida were unconstitutionally gerrymandered in 2022.
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Florida defends its Congressional map

Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration urged the state Supreme Court to uphold the constitutionality of a 2022 congressional redistricting plan.

The Scoop: Fri., April 26, 2024 Tampa bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

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Voting rights groups want a court to take another look at whether Florida redistricting was racially discriminatory

Voting rights groups want a court to reconsider a ruling that upheld the constitutionality of a Florida congressional redistricting plan.
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Federal judges uphold Florida’s congressional redistricting plan

A three-judge federal panel rejected a challenge to a congressional redistricting plan that Gov. Ron DeSantis pushed through the Legislature.
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Florida Supreme Court won’t speed up a case challenging Congressional redistricting; the disputed map will likely remain in effect for the 2024 elections

The Florida Supreme Court refused to speed up a challenge to congressional redistricting that Ron DeSantis pushed through the Legislature.

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