Seat STOLEN from Florida Rep. Al Lawson may be Reinstated

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Seat STOLEN from Florida Rep. Al Lawson by REPUBLICAN Gov DeSantis illegal “power grab” Gerrymandering may be Reinstated

 

Former Rep. Al Lawson’s Florida congressional seat could come back under new agreement

“This is a promising step forward for Black voters,” said the director of litigation and policy for the National Redistricting Foundation.

Per the above article: Former Rep. Al Lawson’s Florida congressional seat could come back under new agreement. “This is a promising step forward for Black voters,” said the director of litigation and policy for the National Redistricting Foundation.

 

Rep. Lawson criticizes ‘unconstitutional’ congressional redistricting map from Gov. DeSantis

 

Florida Lawmaker Says Gerrymandered State Maps Are Part of Racist Strategy, “Not Just a Culture War”

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law a gerrymandered voting map that virtually guarantees Republicans four more seats in Congress while likely cutting the number of Black Democrats elected. The measure passed along party lines Thursday but was delayed when Black Florida lawmakers staged an impromptu sit-in protest. “Republicans cannot continue to disenfranchise Black voters,” says state Senator Shevrin Jones, a Democratic member of Florida’s Legislative Black Caucus who took part in the protest and who calls the gerrymandering part of a larger suite of “racist tactics” enacted by Republicans across the country.

 

 

 

DeSantis pushes redistricting map that splits up Black voters

DeSantis’ proposed map also splits up Black voters around the Orlando area and proposes the creation of 18 Republican-leaning and eight Democrat-leaning seats, which, if passed, would effectively eliminate Democrats’ national redistricting advantage and threaten their slim majority in the House of Representatives.

 

Florida judge blocks DeSantis’ redistricting plan

A judge has ruled a congressional map drawn by Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis’ staff and approved by the Legislature is unconstitutional because it breaks up a district where Black voters can choose their representatives. May 11, 2022

 

The ruling was overturned by a corrupt Partisan Republican Appeals Court so DeSantis redistricting remained in place ensuring an unfair advantage to Republicans

 

Radical Right Wing Republican Ron DeSantis Rigged and stole House of Representative Seats from Democrats by Gerrymandering.

 

 

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