STANDARDS FOR LEGISLATURE TO FOLLOW IN CONGRESSIONAL REDISTRICTING
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Reference:
Article III, Section 20

Summary:
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Congressional districts or districting plans may not be drawn to favor or disfavor an incumbent or political party. Districts shall not be drawn to deny racial or language minorities the equal opportunity to participate in the political process and elect representatives of their choice. Districts must be contiguous. Unless otherwise required, districts must be compact, as equal in population as feasible, and where feasible must make use of existing city, county and geographical boundaries.

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FairDistrictsFlorida.org.
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Miami, FL 33133-0000
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  Contact: Manuel A. Diaz, Chairperson

Signatures: **Verified Totals are UNOFFICIAL until the Initiative receives certification and a ballot number.
 Required for review by Attorney General: 67,683 
 Required to have initiative on the ballot: 676,811 
 ** Number currently valid: 681,562 
(View By District by County)

Status: Passed
Approval Date: 09/28/2007 
Undue Burden:  
Made Review: 05/02/2008 
Attorney General: 05/19/2008 
Sent to Supreme Court: 06/18/2008 
Supreme Court Ruling: Constitutional  
SC Ruling Date: 01/29/2009 
Made Ballot: 01/22/2010 
Ballot Number: 6  
Election Date: 11/02/2010 
 Votes For: 3,153,199   
 Votes Against: 1,857,748   




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