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House Takes Redistricting Fight To Court

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – The House headed to court Monday as the next step in a heated battle with the Senate over how to redraw Florida’s 27 congressional districts. 455 more words


Redistricting Special Session Collapses

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) — A special session called to redraw state congressional lines was derailed Friday, the latest sign of growing acrimony between Republican leaders of the House and Senate. 674 more words


Senate Approves Congressional Redistricting Plan

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – The Florida Senate has approved a congressional redistricting plan but will need to work out differences with the House before ending a special legislative session. 110 more words


Lawmakers To Hold Special Session On Redistricting

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Florida lawmakers will hold a special session in October to redraw Senate districts, Senate President Andy Gardiner and House Speaker Steve Crisafulli announced Tuesday afternoon. 51 more words


VA Dems (DPVA) have new logo ... upcoming events ... redistricting

The Democratic Party of Virginia has a new logo.  The 19th century donkey is gone (with all due respects to Thomas Nast) in favor of a 21st vision of our Party. 194 more words

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High Court To Weigh Three-Judge Rule For Redistricting Cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will decide whether it was proper for a single federal judge to throw out a lawsuit challenging Maryland’s 2011 congressional redistricting plan. 114 more words


Compulsory voting: Would it fix what ails us?

With commemorations of Selma and the taking stock of how far we have come in extending voting rights, a question occurs:

What would American democracy look like if voting were a requirement of citizenship? 977 more words