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  Backers of remap refuse to give up [FL Redistricting]
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Last EditedCBlock941  Aug 24, 2005 09:26am
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CategoryProposed Legislation
News DateWednesday, August 24, 2005 03:25:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionTALLAHASSEE - A group trying to strip Florida lawmakers of the power to draw political districts said Tuesday it will continue collecting signatures for a ballot measure that is longer than state law allows.

The Committee for Fair Elections is gambling that the Florida Supreme Court will not use the mistake to disqualify the measure from the November 2006 ballot.

The measure, one of three proposed constitutional amendments dealing with redistricting, is six words over the 75 allowed by state law.
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