Jacksonville City Council members received a map proposal this week from the same plaintiffs who successfully argued the city’s previous districts were racially gerrymandered.
Monthly Archives: October 2022
ANALYSIS: What could Jacksonville’s new City Council maps look like?
Here’s how you could re-draw the Jacksonville City Council district lines after a federal court struck down the last ones as racial gerrymanders.
Jacksonville hires redistricting expert to draw new maps after racial gerrymandering ruling
The Jacksonville City Council will pass new maps by the court’s established deadline, Council President Terrance Freeman said.
Jacksonville says there’s “not enough” time to draw council districts after racial gerrymandering order
The Jacksonville City Council has yet to hold a single redistricting meeting in the week since a court ordered new maps, yet the City Council says it doesn’t have enough time.
DeSantis’ redistricting lawyer hired to fight Jacksonville City Council’s racial gerrymandering ruling
The Jacksonville City Council stacked its new redistricting committee with Republicans and hired a prominent conservative redistricting lawyer to appeal a court order finding the council’s districts were racially gerrymandered.
Jacksonville City Council appeals racial gerrymandering ruling in redistricting case
The Jacksonville City Council has decided to appeal a federal court order that found the city had likely racially gerrymandered its district lines.
‘Racial segregation’: Federal judge blocks Jacksonville City Council districts as racial gerrymanders
Jacksonville’s City Council districts struck down as racial gerrymanders in the federal redistricting case.
How Ron DeSantis Blew Up Black-Held Congressional Districts and May Have Broken Florida Law
DeSantis’ move, secretly aided by GOP-linked national operatives, came over the objections of the Republican-controlled state legislature.