Florida Judge Blocks DeSantis Redistricting Map That Would Affect Black Voters

5/11/2022 10:30:00 PM

Florida Judge Blocks DeSantis Redistricting Map That Would Affect Black Voters

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Florida Judge Blocks DeSantis Redistricting Map That Would Affect Black Voters

A judge in Florida rejected a congressional redistricting plan approved by state Republicans that divides up a district with a large Black population.

What To Watch ForDeSantis’ Communications Director Taryn Fenske toldForbeson Wednesday the state will appeal Smith’s ruling to a higher court, and is “confident the constitutional map enacted by the Florida legislature and signed into law passes legal muster.”

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Al Lawson (D)—was redrawn because it is not especially compact, stretching more than 150 miles from Jacksonville to Tallahassee. What To Watch For DeSantis’ Communications Director Taryn Fenske told Forbes on Wednesday the state will appeal Smith’s ruling to a higher court, and is “confident the constitutional map enacted by the Florida legislature and signed into law passes legal muster.S.” Key Background ."The order could come as soon as Thursday.