Tags: Fair Districts

Florida’s New (2012) Congressional Map

Now in a single handy post.  An analysis from the prospective of progressive Democrats of the newly drawn US House district boundaries in Florida.  Despite Florida voters passing Amendments Five (State) and Six (Federal) in 2010 (Fair Districts), the new map is rife with partisan gerrymandering.  Who cares about the wishes of the people when […]

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Florida Redistricting: A Look at US House Seats Part 3: 15-27

This is the third in a series discussing the newly drawn US House district boundaries in Florida.  Despite Florida voters passing Amendments Five (State) and Six (Federal) in 2010 (Fair Districts), the new map is rife with partisan gerrymandering.  Who cares about the wishes of the people when the RPOF has super majorities?  Data for […]

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LegiCamp 2011 Recap

On Sunday, nearly 100 of Florida’s top progressive activists from around the state gathered in Orlando to discuss and prepare for the upcoming State Legislative session.  The event was the brain child of the very bright Mr. Edwin Enciso, and organized beautifully by Susan Smith, Kenneth Quinnell, Ray Seaman and a few other wonderful people. […]

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A Liberal’s Holiday Wish List

More specifically, my holiday wish list: 1. I’d like to celebrate the season with some good cheer to children who have done no wrong, passage of the DREAM Act is the right thing to do for America.  The Senate may vote today and it may be in the President’s hands before you read this…but I’m […]

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How Can Florida Democrats Lose More?

The easiest way would be to diminish the support for Democratic candidates among minority communities.  Enter the aftermath of Florida’s victory on 5&6, a legal challenge led by prominent black leader, Congresswoman Corrine Brown (D-Jacksonville/Orlando) and prominent Cuban leader, Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Miami) to block 5&6 on the basis of detriment to black and Hispanic representation. I will […]

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