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H000C9011
Plan Type: Introduced Plan
Date: December 6th, 2011
Introduced by the House Redistricting Committee. Also released under the file name "Congressional 6" - extrapolating from the rest of the Congressional series, the draft was made on November 21 or 22, 2011
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YES
Contiguous?
11
Democrat
-
 
16
Republican
YES
Complete?


0.41
Compactness:
Reock
0.34
Compactness:
Polsby-Popper
22
Split
Counties
48
Split
Cities




District Stats
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District Population Population Devation % Black
Age 18+
% Hispanic
Age 18+
Compactness
Reock
Compactness
Polsby-Popper
Obama 2008 % Sink 2010 %
1 696,345 0.00% 13.2% 4.5% 0.37 0.38 32.4% 32.2%
10 696,345 0.00% 12.1% 15.9% 0.42 0.32 48.1% 44.9%
11 696,345 0.00% 7.6% 7.4% 0.51 0.34 43.5% 41.9%
12 696,344 -0.00% 4.7% 11.3% 0.42 0.47 47.1% 45.7%
13 696,345 0.00% 5.2% 7.2% 0.35 0.44 51.4% 50.2%
14 696,345 0.00% 24.6% 23.9% 0.37 0.33 65.4% 63.0%
15 696,345 0.00% 13.0% 15.2% 0.61 0.39 46.8% 45.3%
16 696,345 0.00% 5.8% 8.8% 0.42 0.47 48.6% 46.1%
17 696,345 0.00% 9.6% 15.9% 0.64 0.41 44.6% 42.5%
18 696,345 0.00% 11.0% 12.1% 0.54 0.52 51.5% 49.1%
19 696,345 0.00% 5.8% 13.7% 0.26 0.32 42.3% 36.5%
2 696,345 0.00% 23.8% 4.7% 0.46 0.42 47.5% 53.5%
20 696,345 0.00% 50.2% 18.5% 0.49 0.22 81.3% 80.0%
21 696,344 -0.00% 11.2% 18.3% 0.30 0.27 63.9% 63.0%
22 696,345 0.00% 10.2% 17.6% 0.17 0.13 56.9% 54.4%
23 696,344 -0.00% 9.9% 37.6% 0.27 0.23 61.6% 60.9%
24 696,344 -0.00% 55.7% 33.1% 0.44 0.41 86.9% 86.5%
25 696,345 0.00% 8.3% 70.1% 0.47 0.42 46.3% 42.2%
26 696,345 0.00% 10.0% 68.9% 0.18 0.20 49.8% 49.9%
27 696,345 0.00% 7.7% 75.0% 0.46 0.43 48.8% 48.4%
3 696,345 0.00% 13.3% 7.0% 0.56 0.37 40.0% 42.2%
4 696,345 0.00% 13.0% 6.7% 0.45 0.13 36.9% 37.2%
5 696,345 0.00% 48.1% 11.1% 0.10 0.05 69.2% 65.4%
6 696,345 0.00% 9.1% 5.7% 0.32 0.27 46.1% 43.2%
7 696,345 0.00% 10.5% 16.2% 0.63 0.38 50.5% 48.5%
8 696,345 0.00% 9.2% 7.7% 0.32 0.41 44.4% 42.3%
9 696,344 -0.00% 11.5% 39.6% 0.65 0.52 59.6% 55.0%


Similar Maps
Calculated by uniquely pairing each district between two maps to maximize the population that falls in the overlapping regions. The reported figure is the percentage of the state population in the overlap. Only complete, 27-district maps are included for this analysis.

H000C9043: 100.0%
AlexAmendment_1to9043Alternativ: 99.9%
JPAmendment_3to9043_Okeechobee whole: 99.7%
JP Alternative CD14: 99.1%
HPUBC0165: 99.0%
Congressional 9: 99.0%
HPUBC0166: 98.8%
JP Alternative CD14 over50: 98.1%
H000C9047_27Cities_Miami-DadeShift: 97.9%
HPUBC0167: 97.7%
H000C9047_24Cities_Hollywood: 97.4%
H000C9047_24Cities_Hollywood_2Counties: 97.1%
H000C9047_26Cities North-South: 96.9%
H000C9047- in progress: 96.5%
H000C9047_27Cities_Hollywood_NS2122_CD15Bartow: 96.5%
H000C9047_24Cities_Sunrise: 96.4%
H000C9007: 96.2%
H000C9039: 96.2%
H000C9057: 96.2%
H000C9047_25Cities_Hollywood_Osceola_Hillsborough2: 96.1%



Similar Districts
Districts in other maps that match closely to districts in this map, judged by the percentage of overlapping population.

District 1 District 1, H000C9039: 100.0%
District 1, AlexJPAmendment_2to9043 6cities: 100.0%
District 1, AlexJPAmendment_2to9043: 100.0%
District 1, AlexAmendment_1to9043: 100.0%
District 1, NewSouthFlorida_StartNMiami: 100.0%
District 1, H000C9045b: 100.0%
District 1, SFloridaAlternative: 100.0%
District 1, Congressional 9: 100.0%
District 1, Congressional 8: 100.0%
District 1, S007C9064: 100.0%
District 2 District 2, Congressional 7: 100.0%
District 2, Congressional 5: 100.0%
District 2, Congressional 4: 100.0%
District 2, Congressional 3: 100.0%
District 2, Congressional 2: 100.0%
District 2, Congressional 1: 100.0%
District 2, Congressional Base: 100.0%
District 2, Congressional Base Hispanic CF: 100.0%
District 2, H094C9061: 100.0%
District 2, draftc07c: 100.0%
District 3 District 3, SFloridaAlternative: 100.0%
District 5, Congressional 9: 100.0%
District 3, HPUBC0165: 100.0%
District 3, HPUBC0166: 100.0%
District 6, SPUBC0168: 99.8%
District 6, PCBNov2011: 99.8%
District 3, FLSenate_CongressionalMap: 99.8%
District 6, S000C9002: 99.8%
District 6, CharlotteC: 99.8%
District 6, SPUBC0172: 99.8%
District 4 District 4, JAK_JP edits CD 20 Alternative CD 21 and 22 east west: 100.0%
District 4, HPUBC0165: 100.0%
District 4, JP Hillsborough District: 100.0%
District 4, AlexAmendment_1to9043Alternativ: 100.0%
District 4, JPAmendment_3to9043_Okeechobee whole: 100.0%
District 4, H000C9043: 100.0%
District 4, AlexJPAmendment_2to9043 6cities: 100.0%
District 4, HPUBC0166: 100.0%
District 4, JAK CD 20 Alternative CD 21 and 22 east west: 100.0%
District 4, JP Alternative CD14: 100.0%
District 5 District 5, HPUBC0165: 100.0%
District 4, Congressional 9: 100.0%
District 5, SFloridaAlternative: 100.0%
District 5, HPUBC0166: 100.0%
District 4, Congressional 3: 99.9%
District 4, Congressional Base - Perfect Pieces: 99.9%
District 5, H000C9005: 99.9%
District 5, H000C9009: 99.9%
District 4, Congressional Base Hispanic CF: 99.9%
District 4, Congressional Base: 99.9%
District 6 District 6, H000C9047_27Cities_Hollywood_NS2122_CD15Bartow: 100.0%
District 6, H000C9047_24Cities_Hollywood_Brevard_Split: 100.0%
District 6, H000C9047_26Cities Brevard split Hillsborough district: 100.0%
District 6, H000C9047_27Cities_Hollywood_CD5over50: 100.0%
District 6, H000C9047_24Cities_Hollywood_2Counties_2122: 100.0%
District 6, AlexAmendment_1to9043: 100.0%
District 6, H000C9047_23Cities_Hollywood_2Counties_PolkCharlotte: 100.0%
District 6, SFloridaAlternative: 100.0%
District 6, HPUBC0166: 100.0%
District 6, H000C9045b: 100.0%
District 7 District 7, H000C9047_27Cities_Miami-DadeShiftandOkeechobee: 100.0%
District 7, JP Alternative CD14: 100.0%
District 7, H000C9047_24Cities_Hollywood: 100.0%
District 7, JP Alternative CD14 over50: 100.0%
District 7, JAK CD 20 Alternative CD 21 and 22 east west: 100.0%
District 7, H000C9047_24Cities_Hollywood_Brevard_Split: 100.0%
District 7, JAK_JP edits CD 20 Alternative CD 21 and 22 east west: 100.0%
District 7, H000C9047_24Cities_Hollywood_EW: 100.0%
District 7, HPUBC0166: 100.0%
District 7, H000C9047_24Cities_Hollywood_2Counties: 100.0%
District 8 District 8, H000C9047_26Cities North-South: 100.0%
District 8, H000C9047_27Cities_Miami-DadeShiftandOkeechobee: 100.0%
District 8, AlexAmendment_1to9043Alternativ: 100.0%
District 8, JPAmendment_3to9043_Okeechobee whole: 100.0%
District 8, JP Alternative CD14: 100.0%
District 8, H000C9047_26Cities East-West: 100.0%
District 8, JP Alternative CD14 over50: 100.0%
District 8, JAK CD 20 Alternative CD 21 and 22 east west: 100.0%
District 8, JAK_JP edits CD 20 Alternative CD 21 and 22 east west: 100.0%
District 8, H000C9047_27Cities_EW: 100.0%
District 9 District 9, JP Alternative CD14: 100.0%
District 9, HPUBC0165: 100.0%
District 9, H000C9047_27Cities_Miami-DadeShift: 100.0%
District 9, H000C9047_27Cities_EW: 100.0%
District 9, H000C9047_27Cities_Miami-DadeShiftandOkeechobee: 100.0%
District 9, H000C9047_26Cities North-South: 100.0%
District 9, JAK CD 20 Alternative CD 21 and 22 east west: 100.0%
District 9, H000C9047_26Cities East-West: 100.0%
District 9, JAK_JP edits CD 20 Alternative CD 21 and 22 east west: 100.0%
District 9, JP Alternative CD14 over50: 100.0%
District 10 District 10, SFloridaAlternative: 100.0%
District 10, HPUBC0165: 100.0%
District 10, H000C9043: 99.9%
District 10, JPAmendment_3to9043_Okeechobee whole: 99.9%
District 10, JP Alternative CD14: 99.9%
District 10, AlexAmendment_1to9043Alternativ: 99.9%
District 10, JAK_JP edits CD 20 Alternative CD 21 and 22 east west: 99.9%
District 10, JAK CD 20 Alternative CD 21 and 22 east west: 99.9%
District 10, JP Alternative CD14 over50: 99.9%
District 10, H000C9047_27Cities_Miami-DadeShift: 99.8%
District 11 District 3, Congressional 9: 100.0%
District 11, HPUBC0165: 100.0%
District 11, HPUBC0166: 100.0%
District 11, SFloridaAlternative: 100.0%
District 11, H000C9047_27Cities_Hollywood_CD5over50: 99.9%
District 11, H000C9047_27Cities_Hollywood_NS2122_CD15Bartow: 99.9%
District 11, H000C9047- in progress: 99.9%
District 11, H000C9047_26Cities North-South: 99.9%
District 11, JAK CD 20 Alternative CD 21 and 22 east west: 99.9%
District 11, JAK_JP edits CD 20 Alternative CD 21 and 22 east west: 99.9%
District 12 District 12, H000C9043: 100.0%
District 12, H000C9045b: 100.0%
District 12, SFloridaAlternative: 100.0%
District 24, Congressional 9: 100.0%
District 12, HPUBC0167: 100.0%
District 14, Congressional 4: 100.0%
District 12, HPUBC0165: 100.0%
District 12, JPAmendment_3to9043_Okeechobee whole: 100.0%
District 12, AlexAmendment_1to9043Alternativ: 100.0%
District 12, HPUBC0166: 100.0%
District 13 District 13, HPUBC0166: 100.0%
District 13, HPUBC0165: 100.0%
District 11, Congressional 9: 100.0%
District 13, H000C9043: 100.0%
District 13, SFloridaAlternative: 100.0%
District 13, H000C9045b: 100.0%
District 13, JPAmendment_3to9043_Okeechobee whole: 100.0%
District 13, AlexAmendment_1to9043Alternativ: 100.0%
District 13, HPUBC0167: 100.0%
District 10, Congressional Base - Perfect Pieces: 99.8%
District 14 District 14, HPUBC0166: 100.0%
District 14, H000C9043: 100.0%
District 14, SFloridaAlternative: 100.0%
District 14, HPUBC0165: 100.0%
District 14, HPUBC0167: 100.0%
District 14, JPAmendment_3to9043_Okeechobee whole: 100.0%
District 10, Congressional 9: 100.0%
District 14, H000C9045b: 100.0%
District 11, Congressional 5: 99.8%
District 11, Congressional 7: 99.8%
District 15 District 15, SFloridaAlternative: 100.0%
District 15, JAK CD 20 Alternative CD 21 and 22 east west: 100.0%
District 15, JAK_JP edits CD 20 Alternative CD 21 and 22 east west: 100.0%
District 15, AlexAmendment_1to9043Alternativ: 100.0%
District 15, H000C9043: 100.0%
District 15, JPAmendment_3to9043_Okeechobee whole: 100.0%
District 15, HPUBC0165: 100.0%
District 15, HPUBC0167: 100.0%
District 15, HPUBC0166: 100.0%
District 15, H000C9047_27Cities_Miami-DadeShiftandOkeechobee: 100.0%
District 16 District 16, AlexAmendment_1to9043: 100.0%
District 14, Congressional 9: 100.0%
District 16, S007C9064: 100.0%
District 16, H000C9047_25Cities_Hollywood_2Counties_Hillsborough: 100.0%
District 16, AlexJPAmendment_2to9043: 100.0%
District 16, AlexJPAmendment_2to9043 6cities: 100.0%
District 16, JPAmendment_3to9043_Okeechobee whole: 100.0%
District 16, H000C9047_24Cities_Sunrise_EW: 100.0%
District 16, JAK_JP edits CD 20 Alternative CD 21 and 22 east west: 100.0%
District 16, c9014ra4: 100.0%
District 17 District 17, SFloridaAlternative: 100.0%
District 17, JP Alternative CD14: 100.0%
District 17, H000C9043: 100.0%
District 17, H000C9047_27Cities_Miami-DadeShift: 99.8%
District 17, AlexAmendment_1to9043Alternativ: 99.5%
District 17, H000C9047_27Cities_EW: 99.4%
District 17, H000C9047_27Cities_Miami-DadeShiftandOkeechobee: 99.4%
District 17, JPAmendment_3to9043_Okeechobee whole: 98.5%
District 17, H000C9047_26Cities East-West: 98.3%
District 17, H000C9047_26Cities North-South: 98.3%
District 18 District 18, H000C9009: 100.0%
District 18, H000C9045b: 100.0%
District 18, Congressional Base Hispanic CF: 100.0%
District 18, AlexAmendment_1to9043: 100.0%
District 18, H000C9041: 100.0%
District 18, H000C9043: 100.0%
District 18, H000C9045: 100.0%
District 18, Congressional Base - Perfect Pieces: 100.0%
District 18, AlexAmendment_1to9043Alternativ: 100.0%
District 18, SFloridaAlternative: 100.0%
District 19 District 13, Congressional Base - Perfect Pieces: 100.0%
District 19, HPUBC0165: 100.0%
District 19, HPUBC0166: 100.0%
District 19, HPUBC0167: 100.0%
District 19, JAK_JP edits CD 20 Alternative CD 21 and 22 east west: 100.0%
District 19, AlexAmendment_1to9043Alternativ: 100.0%
District 13, Congressional 9: 100.0%
District 19, JP Alternative CD14: 100.0%
District 19, H000C9009: 100.0%
District 19, JP Alternative CD14 over50: 100.0%
District 20 District 20, H000C9013: 100.0%
District 20, H000C9045: 100.0%
District 20, AlexAmendment_1to9043: 100.0%
District 20, H000C9001: 100.0%
District 20, H000C9035: 100.0%
District 20, Congressional 9: 100.0%
District 20, H000C9041: 100.0%
District 20, SFloridaAlternative: 100.0%
District 20, H000C9043: 100.0%
District 20, JP Alternative CD14 over50: 100.0%
District 21 District 21, H000C9039: 100.0%
District 21, HPUBC0165: 100.0%
District 21, HPUBC0166: 100.0%
District 21, H000C9041: 100.0%
District 21, H000C9045: 100.0%
District 21, H000C9043: 100.0%
District 21, JP Hillsborough District ver2: 100.0%
District 21, JP Hillsborough District: 100.0%
District 21, JP Alternative CD14: 100.0%
District 19, Congressional 8: 100.0%
District 22 District 22, Congressional 9: 100.0%
District 22, AlexAmendment_1to9043: 100.0%
District 22, Congressional 5: 100.0%
District 22, H000C9041: 100.0%
District 22, Congressional 3: 100.0%
District 22, JP Alternative CD14 over50: 100.0%
District 22, HPUBC0165: 100.0%
District 22, H000C9037: 100.0%
District 22, JP Alternative CD14: 100.0%
District 22, HPUBC0166: 100.0%
District 23 District 23, H000C9041: 100.0%
District 23, Congressional 5: 100.0%
District 23, Congressional 3: 100.0%
District 23, H000C9007: 100.0%
District 23, Congressional Base: 100.0%
District 23, Congressional Base Hispanic CF: 100.0%
District 23, H000C9043: 100.0%
District 23, H000C9039: 100.0%
District 23, H000C9045: 100.0%
District 23, Congressional Base - Perfect Pieces: 100.0%
District 24 District 24, H000C9009: 100.0%
District 24, JP Alternative CD14: 100.0%
District 17, Congressional Base: 100.0%
District 24, H000C9013: 100.0%
District 24, H000C9007: 100.0%
District 24, H000C9005: 100.0%
District 24, H000C9003: 100.0%
District 24, H000C9001: 100.0%
District 24, AlexAmendment_1to9043: 100.0%
District 17, Congressional Base Hispanic CF: 100.0%
District 25 District 25, Congressional Base - Perfect Pieces: 100.0%
District 25, H000C9001: 100.0%
District 25, H000C9003: 100.0%
District 25, H000C9005: 100.0%
District 25, H000C9007: 100.0%
District 25, H000C9013: 100.0%
District 25, H000C9033: 100.0%
District 25, H000C9037: 100.0%
District 25, H000C9009: 100.0%
District 25, H000C9035: 100.0%
District 26 District 26, H000C9007: 100.0%
District 26, H000C9009: 100.0%
District 26, H000C9013: 100.0%
District 26, H000C9047_26Cities East-West: 100.0%
District 26, H000C9005: 100.0%
District 26, H000C9003: 100.0%
District 26, H000C9001: 100.0%
District 26, H000C9047_27Cities_EW: 100.0%
District 26, H000C9047_24Cities_Hollywood_2Counties: 100.0%
District 26, HPUBC0167: 100.0%
District 27 District 27, JP Alternative CD14: 100.0%
District 21, Congressional Base - Perfect Pieces: 100.0%
District 27, AlexAmendment_1to9043: 100.0%
District 27, H000C9045b: 100.0%
District 27, H000C9047_24Cities_Hollywood_2Counties: 100.0%
District 27, H000C9047_24Cities_Hollywood: 100.0%
District 27, H000C9047_24Cities_Hollywood_Brevard_Split: 100.0%
District 21, Congressional 9: 100.0%
District 27, c9014ra4: 100.0%
District 27, H000C9047_27Cities_Hollywood_NS2122_CD15Bartow: 100.0%

A map is considered contiguous is when each district is a single, uninterrupted piece: you should be able to move between any two points in a district without having to cross into another district to complete the journey. This is a requirement under the Florida Constitution.

Most of the maps that are non-contiguous here are due to small flecks of geography being misassigned, which is a surprisingly easy mistake to make in the map editing process.

Do the districts cover the entire state? Usually an incomplete map is intentional - the drawer was illustrating an arrangement for just part of the state - but sometimes drawers missed assigning all the geography by accident.

These figures are based on each district's average estimated vote in the 2008 presidential election and the 2010 gubernatorial election. These two races were picked for several reasons.

First, these estimates were made available to map drawers by the state for the initial redistricting process, so these would be actual data they were looking at.

Second, while these are congressional districts, using previous congressional election results isn't a good option: some districts were uncompetitive (or completely uncontested), meaning that the number of Democrats or Republicans being reported would be skewed in certain parts of the state. Presidential and gubernatorial races in Florida, on the other hand, are statewide, high-profile, and competitive, making them a good estimate of a district's partisanship.

Finally, 2008 was a Democratic wave year, while 2010 was a Republican wave year, so averaging the two races provides a more balanced look than just using one or the other.

The Florida Constitution bans the drawing of districts with the intent to favor a political party. Because intent is required, an imbalanced map is not unconstitutional, per se, but should be viewed with skepticism.

Compactness is the general idea that a district should be made up of an area that is all close together, rather than spread out. In practice, there are dozens of ways to measure more specific definitions of this concept, and this site presents two of them. In both measures, scores range from 0 to 1, with 1 being the best.

Reock compares the area of a district to the area of the smallest circle that can contain the entire district. A perfect score, then, is a district that is also a circle, and as the district stretches away from that ideal, the worse the score will be. Districts that are especially spread out get penalized worst.

Polsby-Popper takes advantage of the fact that the shape with the largest area given a certain perimeter length is a circle, and compares the area of the district to the area of a circle with the same perimeter. Again, the best score would be given to a circle, and like Reock, Polsby-Popper does penalize spread-out-ness, but it also picks up the smoothness of the district boundary. A district with a lot of tendrils reaching out to pick up small neighborhoods while avoiding others would have a large perimeter relative to its area, and a bad Polsby-Popper score.

Compactness is a second tier requirement under the Florida Constitution, to be followed provided it does not interfere with first tier requirements (contiguity, no racial discrimination, no drawing maps for partisan or incumbent gain).

The Florida Constitution says that districts should follow existing political and geographical boundaries where feasible as a second tier requirement, provided it does not interfere with first tier requirements (contiguity, no racial discrimination, no drawing maps for partisan or incumbent gain). Litigation surrounding the district maps have gotten at this partly by counting how many of Florida's 67 counties and 410 (as of 2010) municipalities were split across two or more districts. Due to equal population requirements, zero splits for either is impossible, but fewer splits are seen as better than more.

Maps are available in three formats for download. ESRI Shapefiles are a format developed by ESRI for their software package ArcGIS, and due to its popularity, is supported by almost all GIS software available. DOJ text files assign each census block in the state to a particular district, and notably can be imported into the State House's MyDistrictBuilder software for examination and editing. GeoJSON is another plain-text format, which sees heavy use in web-based mapping projects (such as this one).