Florida Senate May Require All Senators to be on 2016 Ballot

The Legislature Begins Special Session on Redistricting Over the summer, the Florida Supreme Court determined that Florida’s 40 Senate districts were unconstitutional and would have to be redrawn. The current map violates Florida’s Fair District amendment that prohibit the Legislature from drawing congressional or legislative districts that benefit incumbents or a political party. The legislature Read more about Florida Senate May Require All Senators to be on 2016 Ballot[…]

RSA’s Edward Briggs Named one of SaintPetersBlog’s “30 Under 30” Rising Stars of Florida Politics

We could not be more proud of our very own Edward Briggs for being named one of SaintPetersBlog’s “30 Under 30” rising stars of Florida politics. FloridaPolitics.com and SaintPetersBlog received over 2,500 nominations from political insiders, lobbyists, public officials and others for who they see as rising stars in Florida politics. From the 2,500 nominations, Read more about RSA’s Edward Briggs Named one of SaintPetersBlog’s “30 Under 30” Rising Stars of Florida Politics[…]

Florida Legislature Announces 19 Day Special Session

House Speaker Steve Crisafulli and Senate President Andy Gardiner officially announced that the legislature will be meeting for a 19 day Special Session to redraw Florida’s 40 State Senate districts. This is due to challenges as to the constitutionality of the districts as previously drawn. The Special Session will begin at noon on October 19th Read more about Florida Legislature Announces 19 Day Special Session[…]