Federal lawsuit ask courts to toss Florida’s congressional maps, implement ‘lawful’ cartography

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Common Cause, Fair Districts Now argue Governor’s veto threat adds urgency to judicial process.

Progressive critics of the Florida Legislature’s redistricting process are filing suit in federal court — the second lawsuit filed about Florida’s congressional map before it reaches Gov. Ron DeSantis’ desk.

And like the first, it cites the Governor’s veto threat as additional judicial urgency.

“The Governor has repeatedly and inappropriately inserted himself into the congressional redistricting process, and with each intervention, the Legislature’s proposed maps have deviated further and further from the required constitutional standards,” The complaint reads.

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