DeSantis’ map sparks reckoning for Lawson, Dems- POLITICO

Written by on April 25, 2022

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And now the fallout begins.

By the numbers — Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday quickly signed into law the congressional map drawn by his own staff and passed by his allies in the Republican-controlled Legislature. It’s a map expected to boost the GOP's current 16-11 advantage in this state to a 20-8 margin — and help Republicans win back the U.S. House along the way.

Asking the judge — Several civil rights and voting groups filed a lawsuit the same day the governor signed off . . .

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