Florida is a diverse, politically competitive state with a growing population. The state legislature is primarily responsible for congressional and legislative redistricting, but the Fair Districts Amendments, which were overwhelmingly approved by Floridians in 2010, provide important guardrails against gerrymandering. This decade’s redistricting process was hijacked by Governor Ron DeSantis, who pushed for the passage of a heavily gerrymandered congressional map that suppresses the voices of voters of color and Democrats to cement Republican control over the state. Florida’s governor’s seat will remain an NDRC Democracy Target in 2022.
For the 2022 elections in Florida, we are targeting the following: Governor
How Our Fight Continues
Thanks to the grassroots movement for fair maps, we have maps in place that are far more fair than they would have been if Republicans had been allowed to gerrymander unchecked this past redistricting cycle. But if the last few years have shown us anything, it’s that our fight to protect free and fair elections is far from over. Redistricting has always been part of the larger fight to protect our democracy. The stakes are far too high to stand by the sidelines.
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Your vote is your voice—and your voice is powerful. Check your voter registration, and make sure to make a voting plan—including when, where, and how you will vote.
Voter Registration Deadlines:
– By Mail: Postmarked by Tuesday, October 11, 2022
– Online: Tuesday, October 11, 2022
– In Person: Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Looking for ways to get involved? Head over to Florida Democrats right now for volunteer opportunities.
Florida Democrats: floridadems.org
Will you pitch in right now to help us keep up the fight to protect our democracy?