Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics — 11.10.21

 Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics — 11.10.21

Good Wednesday morning.

Redistricting is about to get real.

The Senate Reapportionment Committee staff today will release to the public the first draft maps for congressional and legislative districts. That means a first chance to see the direction lawmakers may take in defining the boundaries governing the 2022 midterms, not to mention the next decade of Florida politics.

Ahead of that, Senate President Wilton Simpson issued a joint statement with Senate President-Designate Kathleen Passidomo and Democratic Leader Lauren Book, a sort of bipartisan clarion call to keep calm and put personal politics aside.

Wilton Simpson and Kathleen Passidomo get real on redistricting.

“As Senators, we are frequently presented with situations where we must set aside our personal views and make decisions in keeping with the oath we each took to defend the constitution and laws of this state,” the memo reads.

“Nowhere is this responsibility…

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