These Fla state Sens. can probably kiss their districts goodbye

Adam Smith | Tampa Bay Times | 07/13/2015

With the Florida Supreme Court barring congressional districts from extending over waterways — as Castor's extends over Tampa Bay from Hillsborough to Pinellas — it's fair to assume some Tampa Bay state Senate districts will be thrown into uncertainty as well.

The trial over Senate lines starts in September, but the high court's ruling means state Sens. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, andArthenia Joyner, D-Tampa, probably should not expect to retain districts that include chunks of Hillsborough and Pinellas much longer


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