Here’s how you could re-draw the Jacksonville City Council district lines after a federal court struck down the last ones as racial gerrymanders.
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Jacksonville hires redistricting expert to draw new maps after racial gerrymandering ruling
The Jacksonville City Council will pass new maps by the court’s established deadline, Council President Terrance Freeman said.
Jacksonville says there’s “not enough” time to draw council districts after racial gerrymandering order
The Jacksonville City Council has yet to hold a single redistricting meeting in the week since a court ordered new maps, yet the City Council says it doesn’t have enough time.
DeSantis’ redistricting lawyer hired to fight Jacksonville City Council’s racial gerrymandering ruling
The Jacksonville City Council stacked its new redistricting committee with Republicans and hired a prominent conservative redistricting lawyer to appeal a court order finding the council’s districts were racially gerrymandered.
Jacksonville City Council appeals racial gerrymandering ruling in redistricting case
The Jacksonville City Council has decided to appeal a federal court order that found the city had likely racially gerrymandered its district lines.
‘Racial segregation’: Federal judge blocks Jacksonville City Council districts as racial gerrymanders
Jacksonville’s City Council districts struck down as racial gerrymanders in the federal redistricting case.
How Ron DeSantis Blew Up Black-Held Congressional Districts and May Have Broken Florida Law
DeSantis’ move, secretly aided by GOP-linked national operatives, came over the objections of the Republican-controlled state legislature.
‘They’re not compact. They’re sprawling.’: Federal judge probes Jacksonville City Council redistricting
A federal court heard arguments in the Jacksonville City Council racial gerrymandering case.
A federal judge will hear Jacksonville’s racial gerrymandering case Friday
Civil rights groups and Jacksonville’s city attorneys will battle in federal court Friday in a hearing that could decide whether the city’s council districts are tossed or kept before the coming 2023 elections.
Redistricting activists ask judge to toss Jacksonville City Council districts before 2023 election
Activists asked a federal judge Friday to block the city’s new council district maps in the ongoing Jacksonville redistricting lawsuit, the first step in speeding up the lawsuit ahead of the 2023 elections.