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Mario Diaz-Balart

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  • Sun Sentinel Election Results

    Sun Sentinel Election Results
    Get the latest results for today's federal, state and county races. President 5852 of 6088 precincts reporting Barack Obama 49.9% 3,977,167 Mitt Romney 49.2% 3,924,092 Gary Johnson 0.5% 42,123 Jill Stein 0.1% 8,382 Roseanne Barr 0.1% 7,708...
  • Diaz-Balart is ‘most influential’ on redistricting

     
    The Roll Call website has put together a list of the 10 congressmen the publication believe carry the most influence on redistricting in their home states. Florida's designee: U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Miami, the ex-legislator who is currently...
  • Rep. Corrine Brown calls her meandering district the ‘most popular’ in America

     
    TALLAHASSEE –  At a Florida redistricting hearing in Jacksonville Monday, Democratic U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown called her meandering congressional district — stretching from the First Coast to Gainesville and touching Orlando — the “...
  • Brown again raising bucks to fight Fair Districts

     
    WASHINGTON — Don't like the Fair Districts amendments that passed last year? Disagree with how the provisions would push the Florida state legislature to create congressional districts that attempt to limit political influence and respect geographic...
  • Randolph to Cannon: Show me the legal fees for redistricting

     
    When the Legislature's redistricting committee heard public testimony at the Bob Carr Center in Orlando Wednesday, one local lawmaker was notable by his absence: House Speaker Dean Cannon, R-Winter Park. Cannon's spokeswoman had said he stayed away so...
  • Florida Elections 2012: No Time to Waste

     
    I never like the smell of fire…but I especially don’t when it smells like the odor of our taxpayer money burning or legislators wasting valuable time in Tallahassee. Let’s call it the Legislature’s redistricting shenanigans…...
  • Miami judge upholds ‘Fair Districts’ amendment

     
    By Anthony Man MIAMI – A federal judge ruled Friday that the voter-approved reform to the way Florida draws its congressional districts doesn't violate the U.S. Constitution. U.S. District Judge Ursula Ungaro issued her decision after hearing...
  • Fair Districts backers to Cannon: Drop the taxpayer-funded lawsuit

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida NAACP, League of Women Voters and other groups defending new voter-approved redistricting standards are urging House Speaker Dean Cannon to drop out of the legal fight now that a federal judge has ruled against him....
  • Cannon: House will appeal Fair Districts ruling

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Despite public criticism over using tax dollars to fight a publicly supported redistricting reform, House Speaker Dean Cannon said Thursday the House will appeal a U.S. district judge's ruling upholding Amendment 6, which imposed new...
  • Senate congressional map has big – and not-so-big- changes

     
    The Florida Senate's Reapportionment Committee released its long-awaited maps drawing new districts for the state Senate and adding two congressional seats to Florida's existing 25.  Eyeballing the congressional maps (available here), there are some major...
  • Romney signs up trio of South Florida Cuban-American lawmakers

     
    GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney drew three aces in South Florida last night by announcing that three top, conservative South Florida Cuban-American politicians — U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart and former...