State Sen. Tom Cullerton of Villa Park announced Thursday morning he was withdrawing his bid for the Democratic nomination in the northwest and west suburban 8th Congressional District race for the seat being given up by Rep. Tammy Duckworth.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Sen. Marco Rubio's presidential ambitions and a court ruling tossing out several congressional district maps will cause upheaval among Florida's representation in Washington, including political complications...Show More Summary
Congressman Ted Yoho (R-FL) is serving his second term as representative of North Central Florida’s 3rd Congressional district which encompasses 13 counties, including two of the largest peanut growing areas of the state – Lafayette and Suwanee counties. Show More Summary
A map showing hypothetical new 2nd and 5th Congressional Districts in Florida (click to enlarge) For those wondering why so many observers are confident that Florida's 2nd District will get redder following the upcoming round of court-ordered...Show More Summary
“If Picasso were alive today, he could get a lot of artistic fulfillment just by drawing congressional districts.” — Former Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA), quoted by Roll Call.
Interactive hypothetical nonpartisan Florida congressional districts Full-screen version • District summary stats Current Map: Drawn by: Republican governor and legislature Delegation: 10 Democrats, 17 Republicans 2012 Vote: Obama 50,...Show More Summary
Our project to calculate statewide election results by congressional and legislative districts returns to Virginia, which was the site of an unexpectedly tight Senate race last year. We're pleased to present the results of last year's...Show More Summary
Alvin Thornton, who helped shape Maryland public school funding formulas, joins a crowded field.
The second-quarter numbers show a tightening race in a large field for the 4th Congressional District.
Kathleen Matthews draws on strong Beltway ties for fundraising in Maryland’s 8th District.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters) - A court decision rejecting many of Florida's congressional district maps last week has turned up the temperature in an already hot election year, adding more uncertainty in the largest U.S. swing state in the 2016 presidential elections. Show More Summary
Florida's current 5th Congressional District, in all its snake-like glory Leading Off: • FL-05: While we know much less than we don't know as far as the fate of Florida's congressional map is concerned, one thing's for sure: Democratic Rep. Show More Summary
The NYT asks, laying down this unexamined assumption: "In a perfectly unbiased electoral system, a party winning 50 percent of the statewide votes would earn 50 percent of the congressional seats." If that's the standard, then Florida...Show More Summary
Ahhh…bipartisanship. The unicorn of Washington, D.C. So many Ponce de Leons seek this Fountain of Youth. Like de Leon, most finally give up - and just retire in Florida. Congressional gerrymandering has rendered so many districts so very partisan. Show More Summary
Young, a three-term congressman whose 9th Congressional district in southeastern Indiana runs north to the suburbs south of Indianapolis, announced his candidacy through a video released online Sunday. Young said he was encouraged by...Show More Summary
(Photo: Top Shelf Productions) Congressman John Lewis represents Georgia's fifth Congressional district. 50 years ago, he was a leader of the African-American civil rights movement and participated in the famous March from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. Show More Summary
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Florida's current congressional districts Leading Off: • FL Redistricting: On Thursday, the Florida Supreme Court struck down the state's GOP-drawn congressional map and ruled that eight seats need to be redrawn for the 2016 election. The...Show More Summary
A State Supreme Court ruling calls for eight congressional districts to be redrawn within 100 days, finding evidence of political gerrymandering at work.
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