Tag: Fair Districts Amendment

Guest AuthorMarch 7, 2016
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After the Florida Supreme Court ruled that the partisan maps drawn by the Republican-controlled Legislature violated the Fair Districts amendments, Rep. John Wood, R-Polk, called for impeachment proceedings against the justices. Now, Wood and his colleagues in the House are asking the people of Florida to believe that the judicial term-limits bill passed in the […]

Guest AuthorMarch 6, 2016

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After the Florida Supreme Court ruled that the partisan maps drawn by the Republican-controlled Legislature violated the Fair Districts amendments, Rep. John Wood, R-Polk, called for impeachment proceedings against the justices. Now, Wood and his colleagues in the House are asking the people of Florida to believe that the judicial term-limits bill passed in the […]

Bill RuftyJanuary 24, 2016
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The president of the Florida Federation of Republican Women said that the League of Women Voters, whose proposed congressional and state Senate redistricting maps were adopted by the courts after it and other groups sued, is liberal in its policies and its membership is largely from Democrats. Dena DeCamp of Lakeland said the Florida Federation […]

Mitch PerrySeptember 11, 2015
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Senate Majority Leader Bill Galvano characterizes the redistricting situation he’s engrossed in as the most challenging and difficult experience yet of his 13-year legislative career in Tallahassee. The Bradenton Republican chairs the Senate Reapportionment Committee, and has been intricately involved with trying to work with House counterpart Jose Oliva in coming up with a newly redrawn […]

Guest AuthorJuly 19, 2015

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The Florida Supreme Court recently invalidated the state’s congressional districts map, finding it had been drawn with unconstitutional intent to favor the majority party and incumbents. This landmark decision is the first to determine whether newly drawn legislative districts comply with the Fair Districts Amendment as passed by voters in 2010 to remove partisan gerrymandering […]

Guest AuthorAugust 3, 2014
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Another week, another Hail Mary attempt by the Florida League of Women Voters to drag Florida’s redistricting lawsuit into a smoke-filled room to have the league’s congressional maps used for this year’s election. Judge Terry Lewis ruled that two of Florida’s congressional districts do not meet the standards set in the Fair Districts amendment to […]


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