Florida Supreme Court orders redrawing of some U.S. congressional districts

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Posted: Jul 09, 2015 11:35 AM

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters) - The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the redrawing of some of the state's U.S. congressional districts before the 2016 elections.

The state's high court found the legislature's redistricting plan was "constitutionally invalid," the latest decision in a long-running legal battle over gerrymandering in the state.

(Reporting by Bill Cotterell Letitia Stein; Editing by Bill Trott)