But he said it will because of policies, not redistricting funny business.
The chairman of the Republican Party of Florida feels confident the GOP will pick up congressional seats after redistricting. But it won’t be thanks to funny business in the process.
Sen. Joe Gruters, a Sarasota Republican, said his party can field solid candidates and pick up seats regardless of how the political landscape gets divvied up. As state chair of the Florida GOP, he plans to recruit solid candidates to put on the ballot. As a state Senator, he wants a legally defensible map.