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Florida Gerrymandering

Florida Judge Approves New Congressional Map

AP | Posted 08.22.2014 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge is giving his approval to a new congressional map that was redrawn by state legislators — but it won't ta...

Florida Lawmakers Approve New Map For Congressional Districts

AP | GARY FINEOUT | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Republican-controlled Florida Legislature on Monday swiftly approved new maps that will alter several of the state's co...

Florida Lawmakers Debate Changes To Congressional Districts

Reuters | Posted 10.11.2014 | Politics

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Aug 11 (Reuters) - The Florida Legislature reconvened in a special session on Monday to debate c...

Florida Elections Face Uncertainty As Congressional Maps Are Redrawn

Reuters | Posted 10.04.2014 | Politics

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Aug 4 (Reuters) - Florida's state legislature will reconvene later this week to redraw district ...

Redistricting Reform in Florida

Alan Fein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan Fein

In Florida, gerrymandering has been regular practice by both parties for generations. But, on Election Day, Constitutional Amendments 5 and 6, designed to limit the power of legislators to gerrymander, were approved by over 62 percent of Florida voters.