Democrats’ Push For Political Parity In Redistricting Irks House Committee Chair

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The Democrat Geller said that he is “interested in results” and to assure that there is a “fair process,” the report indicates.

FLORIDA — House Redistricting Committee Chairman Tom Leek scolded Democrats on Tuesday for suggesting the panel consider results in recent gubernatorial races to draw new political districts reflecting Florida’s near parity between Republicans and Democrats.

During a hearing covering the legal rules for the redistricting process, the Volusia County Republican warned that even the mention of any such attempt could render any resulting state House and Senate or congressional districts vulnerable to legal challenges.

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