Updated: May. 11, 2022 at 9:13 PM EDT
Gov. Ron DeSantis filed a new congressional map ahead of Florida's special session seeking to redraw the state's district lines. On May 11, 2022, a Leon County judge announced he'll block this map, saying the map was unconstitutional because it breaks up a district where Black voters can choose their representatives.
Updated: Apr. 28, 2022 at 3:19 PM EDT
Former U.S. Senator David Perdue is challenging incumbent Gov. Brian Kemp for the Republican nomination.
Updated: Apr. 20, 2022 at 9:54 AM EDT
The Florida Legislature returned to Tallahassee Tuesday for a special session on redistricting, and lawmakers were met by a large crowd of protesters saying a new congressional map will silence Black voters.
Updated: Apr. 13, 2022 at 10:59 AM EDT
Lawmakers are going to let Gov. Ron DeSantis design the state’s new congressional lines, after he vetoed their initial proposal and called them back to Tallahassee for a special legislative session to draw a new map.
Updated: Mar. 30, 2022 at 9:48 AM EDT
A Leon County parent spoke in favor of the bill at the signing, while a parent in Miami worries her child's teachers and classmates won't be able to speak openly about the fact she has two moms.
Updated: Mar. 24, 2022 at 6:00 PM EDT
The FABJ is honoring longtime political reporter Mike Vasilinda with its 2022 Legacy Award, as he wraps up a half-century covering news at the Florida Capitol.