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Fair Districts Protect our Freedoms

The most important part of our government is the idea of equal representation. Every vote should carry the same weight. But depending on how political district boundaries are drawn, it is possible to minimize the impact of particular groups of people. Deliberately drawing districts to hurt or help a specific

Miami Dade Redistricting Update and Dates

In the Miami- Dade County Citizens Redistricting Advisory Board Meeting on Oct 1, 2021, the following updates were discussed: ▪ District 5 Commissioner Eileen Higgins would represent all of Miami’s Brickell neighborhood under the proposed map. Currently, the southern portion of Brickell falls in Regalado’s District 7. ▪ Portions of

Keeping Communities Together: Why Redistricting Matters

This year the local community districting process is starting in Miami-Dade County. As a native to Miami Gardens and Opa-Locka area, I am so proud to be organizing to make sure that Miami Gardens (District 1) is not unjustly split in order to help incumbent politicians win elections.  Miami Gardens

State Redistricting Committees Announced

Big news: We have the official list of legislators who will decide how Florida's state legislative and Congressional districts are drawn for the next ten years. Using the data provided by the U.S. Census, state lawmakers come together every decade to draw new district lines that give each of our