Blame redistricting: Top Florida House Democrat expects

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‘A lot of people’s political careers will hang in the balance,’ Evan Jenne says

Politicians will be fighting like cats and dogs over picnic scraps when they address redistricting during the Florida Legislature’s 2022 session, according to one veteran lawmaker. 

While COVID-related restrictions and debates about abortion, guns, and voting have dominated news cycles since lawmakers adjourned in May, redistricting is at the top of many lawmakers’ agendas right now, according to House Democratic co-Leader Evan Jenne. 

Here’s why: “A lot of people’s political careers will hang in the balance of what come out of those redistricting subcommittees and the Legislature as a whole,” Jenne said. The Davie Democrat met virtually with Capitol reporters Monday morning, the first day of the Legislature’s third committee week.

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