Jason Poreda

Before and After: The image on the left depicts congressional district 5 before the proposed changes.  The small yellow circles indicate the changes in Marion county.
Select Committee on Redistricting

Less than 24 hours into Florida’s special legislative session, revised congressional district maps are heading to the floor.   But the proposed changes don’t look very different from the recently invalidated map.

The committees charged with proposing new congressional districts to the Florida Legislature passed their first drafts today.  But the revisions focus on tweaking at the edges rather than creating broad changes.  Legislative analyst Jason Poreda describes one of the changes that will have little effect on voting.