DeSantis Submits Redistricting Map


The Facts

  • Florida Gov. DeSantis has submitted his own congressional redistricting map proposal, after reportedly questioning the legality of the one put forth by the state Senate.

  • His map would make 18 districts favour Republicans, two more than the Senate's current proposals.

The Spin

Left narrative

His redistricting proposal is autocratic and aims to unconstitutionally diminish the influence of black and hispanic voters.

Right narrative

DeSantis' proposal offers an opportunity to combat Democrat redistricting gains.

Establishment-critical narrative

Both Democrats an Republicans gerrymander massively, making American democracy far from fair. Election laws should change.

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