In 2010, Floridians issued a direct edict to their elected leaders: End the political gamesmanship that has surrounded the drawing of voting-district lines for decades.
But this is Florida and legislators can really slow things down when change interferes with their parties' interests.
So, three years later, legislative leaders are still trying to hide their actions surrounding redistricting from the public view. They dismiss criticism of their failure to abide by the Florida voters' mandate for the Fair Districts constitutional amendment, approved in 2010, as party politics. read more »