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Report: Shadow process plagued Florida Senate redistricting

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Recently filed documents in Leon County Court as part of an ongoing legal challenge to the process unveiled a legislative underworld of lobbyists and consultants colluding with GOP lawmakers to help preserve the GOP’s 26-14 advantage and to protect incumbents. As recently reported by Mary Ellen Klas in the Miami Herald, and previous to the documents’ release, in Politico before that, the Senate’s redistricting process was mired in staged testimony, inappropriate communications between outside consultants and Senate staff, and supposedly neutral maps…

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