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DeSantis's racist redistricting map rejected by Florida judge: it "diminishes African Americans' ability to elect the representatives of their choice"

Thursday May 12, 2022. 01:45 PM , from BoingBoing
Governor Ron DeSantis wants to redistrict the state to eliminate a black-majority district that elects a black Democrat to Congress. A judge tossed the map, describing the gerrymander's purpose in clear terms.

I am finding that the enacted map is unconstitutional under the Fair District amendment … because it diminishes African Americans' ability to elect the representatives of their choice,' Leon County Circuit Judge Layne Smith said.
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