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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title II
STATE ORGANIZATION
Chapter 8
CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS
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F.S. 8.085
18.085 Election of representatives to Congress.The districts named in s. 8.081 constitute and form the congressional districts of the state, and a representative to the Congress shall be selected in and for each of the congressional districts as provided by law.
History.s. 6, ch. 2014-255.
1Note.On July 9, 2015, the Florida Supreme Court held portions of the congressional district map unconstitutional in The League of Women Voters of Florida v. Detzner, 172 So. 3d 363 (Fla. 2015), and relinquished the case to the trial court with directions to the Legislature to redraw districts 5, 13, 14, 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, and all other districts affected by the redrawing. The Legislature was unable to produce a map, and the districts were determined by court order in Romo v. Detzner and Bondi and The League of Women Voters of Florida v. Detzner, Case Nos. 2012-CA-00412 and 2012-CA-00490, Fla. 2d Jud. Cir. Ct., October 9, 2015; the final congressional redistricting plan was approved by the Florida Supreme Court, The League of Women Voters of Florida v. Detzner, No. SC14-1905 (Fla. December 2, 2015).