NY Times showcases states that beat the Supreme Court to the Punch on Gerrymanders, including Florida
While Florida’s redistricting path has been tortuous, the amendments were “the right thing to do at this time,” said Ms. Goodman, of the Florida League of Women Voters, which campaigned for them.
“The intent was to create independent districts,” she said, “and in the course of that to attract more candidates and a higher level of discourse in the election.”
Read the full NYTimes article here: Some States Beat Supreme Court to Punch on Eliminating Gerrymanders.
“An independent redistricting commission is only as independent as those who appoint it,” said Pamela Goodman, the President of the League of Women Voters of Florida.