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Congresswoman Graham To Announce Election Decision After Redistricting

Congresswoman Gwen Graham says she'll file a bill to prevent government shutdowns.
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Federal court is considering a redistricting challenge launched by U.S. Representative Corrine Brown. The case’s outcome could impact Representative Gwen Graham’s decision to run for reelection. 

Graham says she’s waiting to hear the final verdict.

“Not much longer before we know for sure what the lines are gonna be, and then I will make a decision. And it’s not an easy decision to make, so I wanna make it with all the facts,” Graham says.

The new congressional map places Graham in a largely Republican district. There has been speculation that she might move to neighboring District 5, which is solidly Democratic. 

Ashley Tressel is a senior Communication and English student at Florida State University. Before WFSU, she interned at the Executive Office of the Governor and The Borgen Project, a national nonprofit for global poverty. She also wrote freelance for Carbonated.tv, a multimedia news site and served as managing editor for the FSU International Programs magazine, Nomadic Noles, in Valencia, Spain. After graduation, Ashley plans to embark on her journalism career somewhere in Colorado.