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Community Redistricting Requires Community Involvement

The process of redrawing political district boundaries is one of the essential responsibilities of our government. The results of this process will affect a community for the next decade, and in some instances, the impacts could last generations. You may think that the gravity of this once-a-decade event would be

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