How DeSantis Redrew Florida’s Map
The governor’s new map obliterated a majority Black district and triggered a wave of lawsuits, but it’s still in place for the midterms.
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Ron DeSantis broke with tradition when he rejected the Florida legislature’s redistricting map and presented his own. But by splitting a majority Black district in northern Florida into four other districts, he may have violated both Florida and federal laws against gerrymandering.
Guest: Joshua Kaplan, reporter at ProPublica.
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