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Jim RosicaApril 18, 2016

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 […]

Jim RosicaJanuary 4, 2016

Staff from the Florida Senate and Auditor General’s office will meet Tuesday to assign random numbers to districts in the state’s new Senate District map. Senate President Andy Gardiner announced the meeting in a Monday news release. The random numbering will be done in an open meeting at 9 a.m. in Room 412 of the Capitol Complex’s Knott Building. Staff […]

Jim RosicaDecember 14, 2015

A plaintiffs’ lawyer on Monday squarely set up his boogeyman for this week’s state Senate redistricting trial: Sen. Bill Galvano, the chamber’s redistricting chair, its Republican leader and a future Senate president. “He made all the significant decisions regarding their map,” said attorney David King in his opening statement. “None of the other senators ever saw […]

Ryan RayNovember 13, 2015

A Tallahassee trial court judge Friday afternoon denied a motion filed by the Legislature’s attorneys that sought to appoint a special consultant. Second Judicial Circuit Judge George Reynolds sided with a coalition group of plaintiffs who brought the Senate redistricting challenge that ultimately invalidated the chamber’s enacted maps. Lewis said the time frame for the court’s work was […]

Gary FineoutSeptember 25, 2015

The Florida judge who will play a pivotal role in deciding the fate of the state’s political landscape says he may craft his own proposal to sort out the mess left from squabbling over Florida’s 27 congressional districts. Circuit Judge Terry Lewis has been asked by the state Supreme Court to pick a new congressional map […]

Mitch PerrySeptember 16, 2015

Next Thursday, September 24, an evidentiary hearing will begin in Leon County Circuit Court Judge Terry Lewis’s courtroom in the Florida Congressional redistricting case. There will be a total of seven maps presented to the court, including ones provided by the Florida House, the Florida Senate (2 maps), a coalition of voting-rights groups (3 maps) and […]


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