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Next part of my series on what fair and compact redistricting could do to the Florida State House. This part looks at South Florida, where Republican gerrymandering has allowed them to have way more seats than what their county performances entitle them to.


Broward County:

I wont waste too much time here, the shapes arent as clean as Id like because I had to keep District 93 and 94 50 % AA majority. The only important things to know here is that the Republican seat, District 91, now voted for Obama 51-47 as opposed to its current 52-48 McCain configuration and District 97 (the lime green one) is now solidly Democratic.

9 Safe Dems, 1 lean Dem


Miami-Dade County:

District 102: 59-41 McCain. Safe Republican
District 103: 83-17 Obama, Safe Dem
District 104: 86-14 Obama, Safe Dem
District 106: 71-29 Obama, Safe Dem
District 107: 55-45 Obama, Safe Dem
District 108: 75-25 Obama, Safe Dem
District 109: 53-47 Obama, Tossup
District 110: 44-56 McCain, Safe Republican
District 111: 40-60 McCain, Safe Republican
District 112: 65-35 Obama, Safe Dem
District 113: 63-37 Obama, Safe Dem
District 114: 46-53 McCain, Tossup
District 115:49.5-50.5 McCain, Tossup
District 116: 58-42 Obama, Safe Dem
District 117: 45-55 McCain, Safe Republican
District 118: 49.6-50.4 McCain, Tossup

9 Safe Dems, 4 Safe Republicans, 4 tossups


Palm Beach County:

District 78: 65-35 Obama, Safe Dem
District 82: 44-56 McCain, Safe Republican
District 83: 56-44 Obama, Safe Dem
District 84: 68-32 Obama, Safe Dem
District 85: 61-39 Obama, Safe Dem
District 86: 65-35 Obama, Safe Dem
District 87: 59-41 Obama, Safe Dem
District 88: 65-35 Obama, Safe Dem
District 90: 63-37 Obama, Safe Dem

8 Safe Dems, 1 Safe Republican

26 Safe Democrats, 5 Safe Republicans, 5 tossups

when added to the north florida districts, that makes 30 Safe Democrats, 16 Safe Republicans, 9 tossups. Next up, central florida.

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