Jacksonville Bold for 2.9.22: Partisan playbook

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It’s map madness in Northeast Florida. 

Partisan playbook

On Monday, supporters and opponents submitted briefs to the Florida Supreme Court to ask justices to weigh in on Gov. Ron DeSantis’ proposed congressional redistricting map.

A brief by the Governor’s Office reiterated DeSantis’ desire for an opinion on the impact of Florida’s “minority-voting-protection provision, including whether it requires a district in northern Florida that stretches hundreds of miles to connect a Black population in Jacksonville with a Black population in Gadsden and Leon counties so that they can elect a candidate of their choice, even though not a majority.”

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