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February 12, 2016

With Safe Districts Gone, Two Florida Lawmakers Taking Their Time on 2016 Decision

Webster has not announced whether he will run for Congress again in another Florida district.

Webster has not announced whether he will run for Congress again in another Florida district. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

In Florida, where a court imposed a new map in December, two lawmakers who had their safe seats swept out from under them have yet to announce their electoral plans ahead of a June 24 filing deadline.

In contrast, it took only about a month for Virginia Republican Rep. J. Randy Forbes to announce this week that he would switch districts after a court in January imposed a new map that skewed his 4th District in favor of Democrats.

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