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Update on the Extraordinary Apportionment Session

The Florida Senate released its first look at proposed revisions to the state senate map on Saturday.  You can check out the proposed changes (plan 9016) at http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Redistricting/Plan/s000s9016.  Get a quick view of the map with the Senate’s District Explorer at http://maps.flsenate.gov/de1/map.html?plan=s000s9016.

If you want to download the KMZ file for viewing in MyDistrictBuilder, click here.

As the Extraordinary Apportionment Session moves forward this week, the Senate will post subsequent amendments to the map at http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Redistricting/Plans.  So make sure to check back from time to time.

The Extraordinary Apportionment Session, pertaining to the state senate map, must conclude by 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday,  March 28, 2012.

For reports on downloads regarding plan 9016, from the Florida Senate, click below:

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Florida Senate Set to Finalize Maps

Florida Senate Set to Finalize State House, Congressional and State Senate Maps

Today, the Florida Senate is scheduled for an approximately 3:30 p.m. Session in which they are expected to concur with the state legislative and congressional redistricting maps, as approved by the Florida House on Friday, February 3.  The three maps are as follows:

State House Map: SJR 1176 (plan H000H9049)

Congressional Map: SB 1174 (plan H000C9047)

State Senate Map: SJR 1176 (plan S0009008)

To learn more about how the process evolved to this point, check out the following resources:

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Visual Guide to All the Districts Approved by the Florida House

If you’re looking for a handy visual guide to all the state legislative and congressional districts approved by the Florida House, visit http://censusvalidator.blob.core.windows.net/mydistrictbuilderdata/Legislative%20Plans/Feb22012FloorHSCPresentation.pdf to download the presentation that Members of the Florida House viewed last Thursday on the House Floor.

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Florida House Approves State Legislative and Congressional Maps

The Florida House of Representatives today approved House, Senate and Congressional maps.  The redistricting maps approved by the House of Representatives include:

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State House, Congressional and State Senate Maps Approved for the House Floor

Friday, the House Redistricting Committee approved House, Senate and Congressional maps to serve as Florida’s political boundaries for the next decade.  Click here to view the post meeting press gaggle with Redistricting Committee Chair Will Weatherford.

The three maps must still receive approval from the entire membership of the Florida House of Representatives.  The Florida Senate would also have to concur on the State House and Congressional maps.  The State Senate map is identical to the map approved by the Florida Senate.

The maps that passed the Committee are:

When the full membership of the House convenes this Thursday and Friday, February 2-3, on the House Floor, the maps above will be considered for questions, amendments and debate. 

Last week, the House approved special procedures for the Redistricting Committee and the House Floor for redistricting amendments to ensure that members of the House and the public have an opportunity to view any amendments before they are voted upon.  Click here to view those special amendment procedures.

To learn more about the Florida House’s redistricting process thus far, check out the resources below:

 

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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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Redistricting Bill Numbers

The proposed committee bills that were passed in their respective Redistricting subcommittees yesterday have been numbered.  The bill numbers are as follows:

The bills can be viewed by clicking the links above.  For additional information (maps, data and more) on each bill visit http://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Redistricting/Redistricting2012.aspx.

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