Florida’s Path to Fair Maps

  • Minimal changes in north Florida, Orange County, Miami/Palm Beach, and around districts that were subject to litigation such as the current 5th congressional district.
  • The Tampa Bay area can be largely kept as it is in the current congressional map. The communities of St. Pete and Tampa should be kept separate in order to reduce splitting counties (as the Fair Districts amendments call for) and to also maintain individual representation for these distinct metropolitan areas.
  • Orange County can also be kept in a similar configuration as the current congressional map. Placing these Orange County communities in the same district with faraway communities is a clear sign of cracking — in other words splitting up communities to dilute their votes. The map passed in 2012 split Orange County between five districts with one district extending up to Jacksonville before the map was struck down by the courts. No similar plan should not be repeated this time.
  • The current 5th (Duval to Leon Counties), 20th (Palm Beach and Broward Counties) and 24th (Miami-Dade and Broward Counties) congressional districts are Black opportunity districts and should generally maintain their current configurations.

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All On The Line is the grassroots movement to end gerrymandering and restore fairness to our elections and democracy ahead of 2021 redistricting. Formerly OFA.

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