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Judge mulls timetable for redrawing
Florida redistricting maps

Reuters, by Bill Cotterell

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Posted By:SoCalGal, 7/17/2014 12:39:45 PM

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-Lawyers for the Florida legislature´s Republican leaders and county elections officers argued on Thursday that a judge who threw out their 2012 congressional redistricting plan could not require that boundaries be redrawn in time for the November elections. But the attorney for the League of Women Voters, which successfully sued the state for illegally favoring incumbents, said it still is possible to fix the boundaries, even though early absentee ballots for the August primary have already been sent out. The brief hearing before Circuit Court Judge Terry Lewis underscored the political uncertainty and logistical quagmire resulting from last week´s

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Polecat49, 7/17/2014 1:03:57 PM     (No. 9928901)

This shows what happens to our System of Justice and Law when it is turned over to karl marx educated, trained and indoctrinated so-called lawyers and judges.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Jntsrgn, 7/17/2014 1:03:58 PM     (No. 9928902)

What can be said for certain is that whatever is done is going to strongly favor Democrats.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 7/17/2014 1:13:04 PM     (No. 9928914)

This similar approach was taken in Colorado. Our state hasn´t been the same since. I´m in a Congressional district that was drawn up with the obvious intent to divide and conquer.

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