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Legal filings pan Florida redistricting do-over

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Democrats and groups that backed the Florida Constitution’s new anti-gerrymandering standards took aim at lawmakers’ revised Senate redistricting map in filings Tuesday with the state Supreme Court.

All say the Republican-controlled Legislature’s do-over still violates the Fair Districts standards that the justices cited in kicking back the original map. They differ, though, on some of details including how minority districts should be drawn.

Preserving minority voting rights is one of the Fair Districts standards voters approved in 2010.

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/04/10/2740997/legal-filings-pan-florida-redistricting.html

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