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Redistricting Amendments Filed For The January 27 Committee Meeting

Listed below are 5 timely filed amendments to redistricting legislation for Friday January 27, 2012.  All of the amendments were submitted as a complete plan.  If you visit http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Redistricting/Redistricting2012.aspx, under the “Pending Amendments” section you will find maps and resources for each amendment.  Additionally, a summary of the amendments can be found by clicking here.

Regarding the amendments filed by Redistricting Committee Chairman Weatherford, those amendments were filed as a courtesy to the League of Women Voters, the National Council of La Raza and Common Cause, who collectively asked that their proposed redistricting plans be formally considered by the Committee.

Tomorrow’s Redistricting Committee meeting time will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in 404 of the House Office Building.  Visit the Florida Channel at http://thefloridachannel.org/ to watch the live webcast of the meeting.

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Final House Redistricting Workshop Tomorrow

Since December 6, 2011, Members and staff of the House Redistricting Committee have been hard at work collecting public input on the House’s proposed redistricting map options.  Tomorrow, the Redistricting Committee will meet to workshop these options one last time before a vote will be taken next Friday, January 27, 2012.  Additional details regarding tomorrow’s meeting are below:

  • What: House Redistricting Committee Meeting
  • Date: Friday, January 20, 2012
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST
  • Location: 404 House Office Building, Tallahassee, FL
  • View Live: House Broadcasts

During the workshop, Members will discuss the three proposed state House maps, three proposed congressional maps and one proposed state Senate map with the purpose of thoroughly reviewing the maps and all public comment associated with them.  If you have not yet expressed your opinion on the House’s proposed maps, we are still eager to hear from you. You may view the proposed maps by visiting the Florida House of Representatives Redistricting Bill page.  After reviewing the House’s proposals, we encourage you to offer public comment via any of the methods below:

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Transcripts from the Summer 2011 Public Hearings

If you are looking for transcripts from the 26 Summer 2011 public input hearings, you can find them at our Meeting Records page, accessible via the Meeting Records button @ www.floridaredistrcting.org.  Ten of the 26 meeting transcripts are online, and we’ll continue to add them as they are completed.  For your convenience, those ten are accessible via the links below:

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Updated Meeting Records

Meeting records through the September 19 committee meetings, including the Summer 2011 public hearings, are up-to-date via the Meeting Records button at www.floridaredistricting.org.  For your convenience, links to the most popular records of interest are below:

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Looking Back at Southeast Florida Redistricting Meetings

Did you miss some of the Florida redistricting public input meetings in Southeast Florida?  Meeting videos, podcasts and action packets from August 15-18 public meetings are all available online via www.floridaredistricting.org and www.myfloridahouse.gov.  For your convenience, you will find links to them below.

 Meeting Podcasts:

Meeting Videos: 

Post-Meeting Action Packets: 

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RSVP, Directions and Maps for the Southwest Florida Redistricting Meetings

For the upcoming August 29 – September 1 public input meetings on redistricting in Tampa, Largo, Sarasota, Naples, Lehigh Acres and Clewiston, click here for the updated Public Meeting Schedule, and see below for RSVP, driving and parking information, and Google Maps links for each location.

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August 25 Pinellas/Pasco Redistricting Meeting

In addition to the 26 public input meetings on redistricting, held jointly by the Florida House and Senate, State Representative Peter Nehr is hosting a meeting on August 25, 2011 at the Tarpon Springs City Commission Auditorium.

  • Thursday, August 25 – 4:00 to 7:30 PM – Tarpon Springs City Commission Auditorium – 324 East Pine Street, Tarpon Springs.

For more details, you can visit http://www.pinellascounty.org/newsrel.htm#districts_08_19, see below, or call Representative Nehr’s office at (727) 943-4880.

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8/29 to 9/1: Redistricting Meetings in Southwest Florida

Below is the updated public input meeting schedule.  There is only one week, 6 meetings, remaining for the Florida House and Senate’s joint meetings on redistricting.  The remaining 6 meetings will take place in Tampa (8/29), Largo and Sarasota (8/30), Naples and Lehigh Acres (8/31) and Clewiston (9/1).

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Video Highlights from Public Input Meetings 1-14

Trying to get caught up on what’s happened with the redistricting meetings so far?  Check out our updated lineup of video meeting highlights, including new uploads from the Wesley Chapel, Orlando and Melbourne (Viera) meetings. 

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Get Ready for Florida Redistricting in Southeast Florida

For the upcoming August 15-18 public input meetings on redistricting in Stuart, Boca Raton, Davie, Miami, South Miami and Key West, below are links to parking and driving directions, Google Maps for each location, and the RSVP page for each location.  You do not have to RSVP, but if you wish to speak it is recommended that you RSVP and that you arrive prior to the start time of the meeting. 

Looking for some guidance about the format of the redistricting public input meetings and how you might get involved?  Check out the videos below from a couple of our recent meetings in Lakeland and Gainesville for insight and ideas.

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