Judge Strikes Down Part of DeSantis-proposed Redistricting Map

A Florida judge has struck down parts of a new congressional district map proposed by Governor Ron DeSantis.

Background: The legislature initially approved a map which was ultimately vetoed by Gov. DeSantis, insisting the Legislature consider his own proposal.

DeSantis’s proposed map created 18 Republican-leaning seats and eight Democrat-leaning seats in the traditional swing state. The remaining two Miami-area districts would be competitive but are currently held by Republicans.

A Democrat-leaning congressional district currently held by Rep. Al Lawson (D) and stretching from Jacksonville west to Tallahassee would have been eliminated by DeSantis’s proposed map.

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