Throwing in the Towel on Legislative Redistricting...

Nov 16, 2015

Nearly four years after the Florida Legislature drew new redistricting maps, the state Senate and congressional districts are still unconstitutional. That means two election cycles have passed without fixing the seats to comply with...

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Fair District Amendments Having Desired Effect — Four Years Late...

Aug 2, 2015

More jaw dropping and political landscape-changing redistricting news has emerged — this time affecting the Florida Senate maps. What’s stunning is the Senate admitted fault and entered into an agreement to revise the Senate...

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A Cloud Stalled Over State’s Sunshine Laws...

Dec 6, 2014

In Florida we pride ourselves on our policy of government in the sunshine. We expect all aspects of lawmaking and enforcement to be transparent so voters can see and participate in our democratic process...

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Fair District Amendments Starting to Make an Impact...

Jun 21, 2014

Every 10 years after a census is taken to determine population shifts, political lines are redrawn nationally to reapportion congressional seats based on population. Growing states, like Florida, may pick up a congressional seat...

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Florida Redistricting: More Transparent Than Fair...

Jan 19, 2012

On Tuesday, the Florida Senate voted 34-6 to approve redistricting maps for the state senate and U.S. Congress. Early in the debate, Sen. Don Gaetz, who chairs the reapportionment committee, said, “Vox populi, vox...

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