Florida Supreme Court decision enables congressional map to remain in place

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The congressional maps passed by the legislature and signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis are likely to stay in place for the 2022 midterm elections.

The Florida Supreme Court late last week declined to hear a case brought by former Attorney General Eric Holder and several activist groups who argue the maps violate the Fair Districts Amendments of the state constitution.

Last month, Leon County Circuit Judge Layne Smith granted their request for an injunction and blocked part of the map from going into effect, arguing it violated the Fair Districts Amendments.

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