|Judge rules Florida Legislature broke law on maps|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
TALLAHASSEE — A state judge says Florida’s Legislature illegally drew the state’s congressional districts and has ordered them redrawn.
Judge Terry Lewis on Thursday found that the state’s Republican-controlled Legislature broke the law when it drew up political maps in 2012.
He rejected arguments from top legislative leaders that they had done nothing wrong.
Lewis’ ruling, however, is not expected to disrupt this year’s elections because the Legislature is expected to appeal the decision.
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