Tag: 2015 Congressional redistricting

Jim RosicaMay 6, 2016
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The winners of the congressional redistricting fight now are sending U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown their own $23,600 bill for consultants. The League of Women Voters of Florida, Common Cause and others already filed a motion for sanctions against the North Florida congresswoman for unsuccessfully challenging them in federal court. Court dockets show they’ve now added a “bill of costs” […]

Jim RosicaMay 2, 2016
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The winners of the congressional redistricting fight are seeking to make Corrine Brown pay for challenging them. The League of Women Voters of Florida, Common Cause and others last week filed a motion for sanctions against the north Florida congresswoman. Brown had unsuccessfully fought the redrawing of Florida’s congressional districts. Specifically, the Jacksonville Democrat had asked the court to set aside her […]

Jim RosicaApril 18, 2016
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7min391
A panel of federal judges Monday shot down U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown‘s challenge of Florida’s congressional redistricting. In a 26-page order, the three judges said Brown had “not proven (her) case and that defendants are entitled to judgment in their favor.” The defendants include the League of Women Voters of Florida, Common Cause and others who last year forced a […]

A.G. GancarskiMarch 24, 2016
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1min407
The speculation swirls in Jacksonville, but Corrine Brown affirmed, via her spokesman, that she does intend to run for re-election. “Rep. Corrine Brown does intend to run for re-election,” wrote David Simon to FloridaPolitics.com Thursday. The comment aligns with what she told News4Jax Thursday. Yet, from a member of her inner circle, we hear a variation on […]

Jim RosicaMarch 24, 2016
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5min195
An appeal court in Tallahassee has upheld a trial judge’s denial of attorney fees to the plaintiffs who won a congressional redistricting case. A three-judge panel of the 1st District Court of Appeal agreed with Circuit Judge Terry Lewis that the League of Women Voters of Florida, Common Cause and others “waived their right” to get their […]

Jim RosicaFebruary 16, 2016
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4min181
North Florida U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham on Tuesday said she still hasn’t decided whether to run again for her 2nd Congressional District seat. Graham, a Tallahassee Democrat, spoke with reporters after a constituent-services recognition event at Tallahassee City Hall. She was surrounded by several she helped, saying her office “helped return more than $1 million owed to […]

Jim RosicaFebruary 12, 2016
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3min189
Florida’s top elections official intends to appeal a federal judge’s decision to keep him in U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown‘s lawsuit concerning the recent congressional redistricting plan. Secretary of State Ken Detzner filed a notice of appeal on Thursday, court records show. Detzner wants the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overrule a decision to deny his motion […]


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