Undeterred by Gov. DeSantis’ redistricting proposal, the Florida Senate approved its congressional and legislative maps on bipartisan votes.
The Tributary’s new tool lets you expose racial gerrymandering in Jacksonville.
The Florida House and Senate contradicted each other on whether Orlando Black voters need protections.
Jacksonville could face claims of racial gerrymandering under its proposed redistricting plans.
Jacksonville’s redistricting efforts have relied on racial data that contradicts federal guidelines.
Florida redistricting efforts run the risk of facing racial gerrymandering lawsuits if staff don’t perform a meaningful analysis, experts say.
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.
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 […]