Tallahassee Democrat/Gannett: Alabama redistricting ruling ‘opens the window to hope’ for Florida challengers
Tallahassee Democrat/Gannett: Alabama redistricting ruling 'opens the window to hope' for Florida challengers
“We’re very hopeful that what came out in Alabama will bode well for Florida,” said Kathay Feng, vice president of programs for Common Cause, which is among the plaintiffs suing Florida in federal court over the congressional map.
Feng said justices clearly signaled that the “Voting Rights Act is not dead.”
“Protections against racial gerrymandering are not dead and if the historical record and the facts show themselves to be worthy, the Supreme Court will find there is racial gerrymandering and will order” a remaking of the map, she added.
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