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…
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…
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…
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
When Congressional districts are redrawn, the boundaries move even if you have not moved residence.
The Virginia Supreme Court has thrown a hurdle into the process of redistricting in the 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.