Florida Redistricting (Part Two)
An important update on Florida’s Redistricting: Republican leaders in the Florida Legislature on Tuesday asked the federal government to sign off on a pair of voter-approved constitutional amendments requiring lawmakers to draw nonpartisan political districts. The move comes three months after Gov. Rick Scott drew partisan criticism – and was quickly sued – for quietly withdrawing the application submitted by former Gov. Charlie Crist.
(Update) Florida Redistricting Kicks Off New Website
I’ve been on the look-out for the website that will kick off Florida’s Redistricting efforts. About once a week, I would do a search for Florida Redistricting and kept getting the old 2002 website. The past site, was to say the least, not exciting. Then, being bored because of the Pro-Bowl blowout, I struck gold: Florida Redistricting
Judges Reject Three Florida Legislature’s Ballot Amendments
This is not the year for Florida’s ballot amendments. First, Amendment 7 (dealing with redistricting) was stuck down on July 8th. Then Amendment 3 (dealing with limiting property tax increases) on July 23rd. And now Amendment 9 (dealing with health care freedom) has been struck down on July 29th. All these amendments were struck down because of wording, either title or summary or both.
, Amendment 3
, Amendment 7
, Amendment 9
, Florida Health Care Freedom
, Florida Property Tax Limit
, Florida Redistricting
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