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|Partisan clash dominates hearing over new map|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
TALLAHASSEE — A Florida judge is once again considering what to do in the next round of a lengthy and partisan-tinged battle over Florida’s congressional districts.
Circuit Judge Terry Lewis held a three-hour hearing Wednesday over whether to approve a new map swiftly passed earlier this month by the Florida Legislature. Legislators approved the map after Lewis in July ruled that the state’s current congressional map was illegally drawn to benefit Republicans in elections.
Lewis gave no indication when he would rule, saying only he would act quickly.
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