A judge will hear a lawsuit challenging new congressional districts approved last year by the Florida Legislature and Governor Ron DeSantis. The new map re-drew a north Florida district so that it no longer includes a majority of Black voters. A recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court ordering Alabama to re-draw its Congressional districts could mean that Florida might face a similar fate.
Information from the Florida Public Media, News Service of Florida, and Associated Press was used in this report.
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