After past ‘mockery,’ Florida GOP to begin new high-stakes redistricting effort

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The last time Florida’s ruling Republicans were tasked with redrawing the state’s political districts, a judge concluded they turned it into a “mockery” by secretly and illegally working to enhance their command of the state.

Fast-forward to this summer, and an even more powerful GOP-led Legislature is again getting ready to begin the once-a-decade recasting of state House, Senate and congressional boundaries – work which could help determine which party controls Congress after the 2022 election.

Republicans say they learned a lesson last time.  And they’re pledging they won’t do anything wrong.

Democrats, though, aren’t convinced.

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