• McAuliffe plans to reappoint high court pick

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A rancorous partisan battle over Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s pick for the state Supreme Court quickly escalated Monday and could be headed to court. The fight also effectively killed any chances that…

  • Facing redistricting showdown, Va. lawmakers could leave it to the courts

    WASHINGTON — As Virginia’s elected leaders stake out positions on how to redraw the commonwealth’s congressional district map, there is no certainty that a new plan will be approved before a court-ordered deadline, potentially leaving…

  • McAuliffe to lead national redistricting effort by Democrats

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is helping lead a new national effort to give Democrats a greater say in drawing future congressional boundaries. The Democratic Governors Association announced Tuesday that McAuliffe will…

  • Va. governor vetoes 6 redistricting bills

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has vetoed six redistricting bills he says may be unconstitutional and are overly partisan. The Democratic governor says he doesn’t support the legislation because he believes the…

  • Maryland governor to push for redistricting reform

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says he wants to reform the state’s legislative redistricting process. Hogan said Wednesday in his State of the State address that he will create a bipartisan commission…

  • Va. Senate OKs bipartisan redistricting, 2-term governor

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The state Senate has approved constitutional amendments that would establish a bipartisan redistricting process and enable the Virginia governor to seek a second term. But both measures approved Monday face long…

  • African-American lawmakers surprised by redistricting suit

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A lawsuit seeking to redraw Virginia House district boundaries has surprised and sparked concern among some of the Democratic African-American lawmakers. A suit filed in December by a law firm with…

  • Virginia ethics panel calls for nonpartisan redistricting

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An ethics panel created by Gov. Terry McAuliffe says legislative redistricting should be conducted by an independent commission. The Commission to Ensure Integrity and Public Confidence in State Government wants the…

  • Virginia prepares to fix Congressional map

    After Virginia\’s Congressional map was declared
    unconstitutional, the General Assembly will not only consider how to fix it
    during this winter\’s session, but also how new maps should be drawn in the

  • Md. redistricting changes voting locations

    When Congressional districts are redrawn, the boundaries move even if you have not moved residence.

  • Va. Supreme Court allows redistricting lawsuit to continue

    The Virginia Supreme Court has thrown a hurdle into the process of redistricting in the General Assembly.

  • Redistricting decision awaits Va. General Assembly

    Where you vote and who you can choose for Congress are still not decided as 2012 begins in Virginia. It could be decided by the General Assembly, or it could be the federal courts that decide.