DeSantis congressional map tears up Black rep’s district | National/International

Written by on April 13, 2022

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Black congressman's district would be dismantled under a map Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis submitted to state lawmakers Wednesday ahead of a special session that was called after the governor vetoed maps sent to him by the GOP-dominated Legislature.

The Legislature has conceded control of the process to DeSantis, whose proposals would likely increase Republican seats in Florida while making it more difficult for Democratic U.S. Rep. Al Lawson to maintain his . . .

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