August 6, 2014

Judge hands Florida voters clear victory by ordering immediate redistricting fix

Florida's voters could not have been clearer when they passed an anti-gerrymandering amendment in 2010 that ordered lawmakers to create political district lines without favoring partisan interests or protecting incumbents. Predictably, legislators ignored the voters' mandate, but now they're forced to scramble to devise a new congressional map under a deadline that throws Florida's electoral schedule into turmoil.

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