Dennis Cross made his name as he fought his disqualification by redistricting and won that battle to be a candidate for the Palm Coast City Council in 2011, only to lose to Jason DeLorenzo by 36 votes, the narrowest margin in any Palm Coast election.
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The council voted 3-2 to adopt a less divisive map of voting districts, returning Dennis Cross to contention with Jason DeLorenzo in a race for city council this summer.
The Palm Coast Redistricting Commission’s Louis McCarthy brooked no debate and little discussion in a testy meeting as the commission re-approved a recommendation that would eliminate a tea party favorite from this year’s municipal elections.
Meeting quietly for the first time on Thursday, Palm Coast’s redistricting commission voted 5-0 to adopt a plan that redraws the city’s voting-district boundaries. The city council must ratify the plan in public hearings.