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December 2016

2016 President, Congressional, Redistricting

How Florida’s Congressional Districts Voted and the Impact of Redistricting

In  2015, Florida was ordered to undergo a round of mid-decade redistricting after the Florida Supreme Court found the 2012 Congressional Plan passed by the GOP-controlled Florida legislature to be unconstitutional.  When the legislature failed to agree on a map, a judge selected a plan drawn by the coalition plaintiffs – who had originally filed suit over the map.  This year was the first time an election was held under this new map. Continue Reading