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Proposed Redistricting Maps to be Considered on January 9

The Florida House’s Redistricting subcommittees officially noticed meetings for Monday, January 9, 2012 – at which time they will consider proposed committee bills (PCBs) for the State House, State Senate and Congressional maps.

If you have not already, you can check out the proposed maps and related information via the Redistricting Bills button at www.floridaredistricting.org (or directly at  http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Redistricting/Redistricting2012.aspx).

The maps are identical to those that were released on December 6 and workshopped in the subcommittees on December 8, 2011.

The Congressional Redistricting Subcommittee and Senate Redistricting Subcommittee will both meet from 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  The House Redistricting Subcommittee will meet from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

Want to watch the meetings live – make sure to visit The Florida Channel at http://thefloridachannel.org/ on January 9.  Want to catch up on redistricting committee meetings you may have missed – visit The Florida Channel’s redistricting committee meeting archive at http://thefloridachannel.org/featured-stories/redistricting/.

Happy New Year!

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Redistricting Workshops Today!

Don’t forget that the Florida House’s three redistricting subcommittees (House, Senate and Congressional) will be workshopping options for Florida’s redistricting maps today.  To watch the meeting live visit the Florida Channel at http://thefloridachannel.org/, or visit http://thefloridachannel.org/featured-stories/redistricting/ to watch the replay later.

The Congressional Redistricting Subcommittee and Senate Redistricting Subcommittee will both go from 12pm-2pm.  The House Subcommittee is scheduled to start at 2:30pm.

On Tuesday, the Florida House’s Redistricting Committee released seven options for Florida’s Congressional map and five options for Florida’s State House map.  If you want to study the options for Florida’s House, Senate and Congressional maps visit the Redistricting Bills link at www.floridaredistricting.org.

And if you’ve got a comment or suggestion about the maps, feel free to comment at our Public Input blog, post to our Facebook, send us a tweet, or send us an email to mydistrictbuilder@myfloridahouse.gov.

Happy Thursday!

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Florida House’s Options for Redistricting Maps Online

The House Redistricting Committee just released seven (7) options for Florida’s Congressional map and five (5) options for Florida’s State House map.  To view the options, visit the Redistricting Bills link at www.floridaredistricting.org (or directly via http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Redistricting/Redistricting2012.aspx).

Additionally, you will find a guide to those options available under Legislative Headlines at www.floridaredistricting.org.  The guide is identical to the meeting packet for today’s 2 PM meeting of the House Redistricting Committee.  To watch the meeting live, where Redistricting Committee Chair Will Weatherford will give an overview of the maps, visit the Florida Channel at http://thefloridachannel.org/, or visit http://thefloridachannel.org/featured-stories/redistricting/ to watch the replay later.

All of the options released today are also accessible via our blog site at http://mydistrictbuilderplanexplorer.wordpress.com/.

The options released today, along with the two State Senate maps posted at http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Redistricting/Redistricting2012.aspx, will be the substance of Thursday’s workshops in the House, Senate and Congressional Redistricting subcommittees.

As always, please let us know if you have any questions or need for additional information.

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Florida House’s Options for Maps to Be Released Next Week

The House Redistricting Committee will meet on Tuesday, December 6.  Members will receive several options of House, Senate and Congressional maps and an overview of each option provided by Chairman Will Weatherford. 

On Thursday, December 8, the House, Senate, and Congressional Subcommittees will meet to workshop the various map options made available on Tuesday.

The House and Congressional Subcommittees will review maps prepared by staff of the House Redistricting Committee.  The Senate Subcommittee will begin the workshopping process by reviewing the State Senate map proposed by the Florida Senate as well as a State Senate map that was submitted by the Florida State Conference of the NAACP. 

Copies of the maps will be posted online Tuesday (approximately noon) at http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Redistricting/Redistricting2012.aspx, and made available to the public and members of the media during the meetings on both Tuesday and Thursday.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

  • House Redistricting Committee, 2-3 pm, 404 House Office Building

Thursday, December 8, 2011

  • Congressional Redistricting Subcommittee, 12-2 pm, 404 House Office Building
  • Senate Redistricting Subcommittee, 12-2 pm, Morris Hall (17 House Office Building)
  • House Redistricting Subcommittee, 2:30-6 pm, 404 House Office Building

To watch live, visit the Florida Channel at http://thefloridachannel.org/.  To watch video replays, visit the Florida Channel’s redistricting archive page at http://thefloridachannel.org/featured-stories/redistricting/.

 

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