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Intersection Segment | Political commentators Dick Batchelor and Lou Frey on redistricting

Dec. 7, 2011 | WMFE - New redistricting maps compiled by Florida's Republican-led Legislature are out. The maps appear to favor many incumbents. Redistricting proposals will top the agenda when lawmakers meet in January. This week on Intersection 90.7's Mark Simpson talked with political commentators former Democratic state representative Dick Batchelor and former GOP Congressman Lou Frey about whether the new proposals square with the so-called Fair Districts amendments voters approved last year. Under the new maps some lawmakers might no longer live in their own districts. Lou Frey began the conversation by explaining the law does not require federal lawmakers to do so.


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