Statement by Speaker Cannon Regarding the Florida Supreme Court’s Unanimous Approval of the State House Map
Tallahassee - Florida House Speaker Dean Cannon (R-Winter Park) today released the following statement regarding the Florida Supreme Court unanimously upholding the constitutionality of the State House of Representatives map drawn by the Florida Legislature during the 2012 redistricting process.
“We appreciate the preparation, thorough review and thoughtfulness of the court’s response. Throughout the redistricting process, the House demonstrated a commitment to following the letter of the law, and I am proud of Speaker-Designate Weatherford and all of our Members who worked so hard to craft this new map.
“We understand the difficulty of the court’s duty to review the application of new
constitutional language. We appreciate the court providing input as their guidance will provide a great deal of help moving forward.”