Plaintiffs in redistricting case against Florida call for judge’s recusal

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The judge represented the Florida House on redistricting issues a decade ago.

Progressive groups suing Florida over its redistricting process have asked a federal judge to recuse himself from the case.

Plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit over congressional reapportionment filed a motion asserting Judge Allen Winsor must take himself off the case. That’s because Winsor, before his time on the bench, represented the Florida House of Representatives the last time Florida’s redistricting products landed in court. Winsor earlier this month was assigned to a three-judge panel to hear the case.

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