Frozen out? House Democrats won’t file amendments, expect little input on redistricting maps

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“The maps are wildly unconstitutional,” says Evan Jenne.

House Democrats don’t anticipate offering amendments to a House redistricting map heading to the chamber floor Tuesday.

“We all know this is something headed toward the judiciary,” said House Democratic Leader Evan Jenne. “We’re not going to muddy those waters.”

Unlike in the Senate, which passed new Senate and congressional maps with largely bipartisan support, a map (H 8013) for Florida’s 120 House districts has moved through committee with mostly party-line votes. The House map set for consideration Tuesday afternoon has seen only one Democratic vote in its favor so far.

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