Parties in a lawsuit that could remake Florida’s congressional map want an appeal fast-tracked to the state Supreme Court.
Attorneys for minority advocacy groups suing over cartography and state counsel defending the maps jointly filed a court request saying the case needs to be resolved as soon as possible.
“This appeal requires immediate resolution by the Florida Supreme Court to provide certainty to voters, potential candidates, and elections officials regarding the configuration and validity of Florida’s congressional districts sufficiently in advance of the 2024 elections,” the request reads.
The document was filed days after a circuit court judge ruled Florida’s current
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