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October 5, 2015


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:



Service Employees International Union


Christopher Findlater of Naples
(retired energy executive)


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


Idaho Development Co. of Florida


Florida Education Association


National Education Association


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


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


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


Spohrer & Dodd
(Jacksonville law firm)


Wayne Hogan
(Jacksonville attorney)


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