by Deb Cupples | Happy Fourth of July. On this day, I cannot help but think about patriotic duties: one of which is preserving our nation's bedrock principle of one person one vote.
If you're a Floridian, you may have noticed that our congressional and legislative districts were badly gerrymandered. One result: for the past 10 years, our politicians' essentially have been choosing voters, instead of the other way around.
Please visit Fair Districts for Florida -- and consider downloading, signing, and submitting a petition for a state constitutional amendment that would require fair standards for redistricting.
It's a NON-PARTISAN group, whose efforts will benefit voters from both parties. Whichever political party may have control now, that control could be reversed in the future -- thus, denying millions of Florida voters a voice -- unless fair standards are applied to the process now.