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FDP CHAIR ROD SMITH STATEMENT ON FLORIDA SUPREME COURT REJECTION OF FL SENATE MAP

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Tallahassee, FL — The Florida Democratic Party today issued the following statement in response to the Florida Supreme Court’s ruling invalidating the Florida Senate map.

“Today’s ruling is a victory for the people of Florida.” said Florida Democratic Party Chairman Rod Smith. “This ruling confirms what we had anticipated, that the Senate map violated Fair Districts. We applaud the court for stepping in to implement the will of the voters of Florida. We look forward to getting down to the business of drawing maps that comply with the expectations of the people, as expressed in these constitutional amendments.”