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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis proposes a new state map curtailing Black voters' powers

Economic Times | 20/04/2022 10:33 PM | Click to read full article

Florida's Republican lawmakers are considering a proposal that aims to curtail Black political power in the state. Florida's congressional delegation comprises 11 Democrats and 16 Republicans.

The proposed legislative changes in Florida's maps would give Republicans a significant political advantage over Democrats by creating 20 favorable districts for the former compared to just eight for the latter.