September 30, 2014

Government

Party Lines in Redistricting Florida

Some want to take politics out of the process of drawing legislative and congressional voting districts. There are good reasons to change -- and good reasons to leave things alone.

Amy Keller | 3/1/2010
Fair Districts Florida Fund Raising

Between 2007 and 2009, Fair Districts Florida raised nearly $3.3 million for its successful signature-gathering effort. Here are some of the group's top donors:

Donor

Amount

Service Employees International Union

$225,000

Christopher Findlater of Naples
(retired energy executive)

$200,000

Frank Brunckhorst of Sarasota
(chairman of Boar's Head)

$180,000

Idaho Development Co. of Florida

$160,000

Florida Education Association

$150,000

National Education Association

$150,000

Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley
(West Palm Beach law firm)

$110,000

Michael Singer of Alachua
(Former CEO of Medical Manager Health Systems)

$82,000

Vincent J. Ryan of Massachusetts
(Investor, Schooner Capital)

$75,000

Spohrer & Dodd
(Jacksonville law firm)

$72,500

Wayne Hogan
(Jacksonville attorney)

$70,000

Tags: Politics & Law, Government/Politics & Law

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