New Florida redistricting plans would greatly benefit Republicans in Congress and might hurt Black voters’ chances at electing candidates of their choice.
Joe Biden would’ve won 12 of 28 congressional districts, while Andrew Gillum and Bill Nelson would’ve won 14 seats. Hillary Clinton would’ve won a majority of the seats.
Since the presidential election, Democrats have about 14,000 fewer voters, Republicans have 12,000 fewer voters, minor parties have an extra 900 voters and there are about 650 fewer independent voters.
A Tributary poll of 806 Jacksonville voters found residents were more likely to trust local over national news.
Jacksonville’s City Council redistricting committee is set to vote on new maps today at 2 p.m. that will likely further entrench already-gerrymandered maps to favor Republicans if the past map proposals are any indicator.
The Tributary’s newest tool, launched Thursday, allows you to explore a racial-dot map of every person in Florida. Seeing the racial diversity of the state in this way is useful in many ways. It highlights the segregation of communities likes St. Petersburg, where the southern portion of the city is overwhelmingly Black and the rest […]
An effort to split the historic Riverside and Avondale neighborhoods, which sparked frustration from residents who said the neighborhoods should be kept together, died Tuesday before it had even fully started.
Jacksonville’s City Council is on the verge of approving a redistricting plan that will continue the current map’s heavy bias favoring local Republicans.
The Florida Legislature’s dedicated redistricting website launched this week, which kicks off the ability for the public — and paid consultants — to submit their own map proposals.
The Florida state Sen. Ray Rodrigues kicked off this redistricting cycle with an important admission: The Florida Legislature messed up last time, and legislators can’t allow that to happen again.