Redistricting

Regional Premiere of GerryRIGGED, July 15, Little Washington Theatre

What: Regional Premiere of PBS/OneVirginia2021’s documentary GerryRIGGED, followed by discussion with attorney Paul Smith
Hosted by: The Theatre in Little Washington
When: Saturday, July 15, 7:30 PM
Where: Little Washington Theatre, 291 Gay St., Washington, VA 22747

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Lobby Day for Redistricting Reform 2017

Click here for information on Lobby Day for Redistricting Reform 2017.

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Senate Closes Deal on Voting Districts; Map Goes to Governor

RICHMOND – A majority of state Senate Republicans voted for a compromise redistricting map after days of negotiating with Democrats in an effort to garner bipartisan support and send a new bill to the governor. To read the news release go to www.statehouseonlinenews.com.

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Proposed VA Legislative Districts – the Veto

Update:  McDonnell Vetoes Virginia Redistricting Plan Click Here to view the current and proposed VA House Districts. Click Here to view the current and proposed VA Senate Districts. Fore more information on redistricting, go to http://redistricting.dls.virginia.gov/2010/

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Redistricting for Party Gain

Is redistricting done in a way to promote a fair democratic process? Many authorities say “no!”  Below is an excerpt from a recent Washington Post editorial. In Virginia, maps are still drawn to protect officeholders… Everyone (at the public hearing on redictricting) realized that in the real word of Virginia politics-where politcal maps are drawn first and formost […]

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Redistricting Possibilities

In it’s analysis of how population changes in Virginia will affect the redistricting process (Virginia Redistricting: Protecting Incumbents Again?), the Rose Institute of State and Local Government lays out several alternatives for expanding and contracting congressional districts.

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Audio of John McCarthy’s talk on Redistricting

Here is the audio from John McCarthy’s talk on redistricting in Virginia and how it will affect us in Rappahannock County, from where we vote to who’s on our ballots. (Recorded January 4, 2011.)  Click here to listen.

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