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Florida Legislature will let DeSantis draw US House maps

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Lawmakers say they will wait for Gov. Ron DeSantis to give them a map to consider. The governor submitted his own congressional map in an unprecedented move. The Senate did not take the governor's map into consideration. The House approved two maps, a primary map and a second in case the first map was found unconstitutional.
3 months ago·Tallahassee, United States

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The Guardian

Florida Governor DeSantis given power to gerrymander state’s electoral maps

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3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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CBS Local

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3 months ago·United States
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CNN

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Associated Press News

Florida Legislature Gives Up, Asks Gov for Congressional Map

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3 months ago·United States
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The Washington Post

Florida legislators give DeSantis their power to draw House map

DeSantis blocked maps drawn by the Republican-led state legislature, including one that had received bipartisan support.

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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The Hill

Florida Legislature will let DeSantis draw US House maps

The Florida Legislature will allow Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) to draw new U.S. House district maps after months of intraparty feuding over how much Republicans should push their advantage to cement powe…

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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