A Leon County judge found that Republican lawmakers and consultants "made a mockery" out of a redistricting process that was supposed to be open and transparent.
The ruling in the redistricting case leads to two more critical decisions to be made - one involving a push for public records, another involving the districts.
First, the public records. Even though Judge Terry Lewis struck down two congressional districts with his decision earlier this month, the public is still being kept in the dark about the process in which those districts were drawn. One of the districts is the seat held by U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster, R-Winter Garden, who represents part of Polk County. read more »