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  • PRESS RELEASE: Republicans Call for Redistricting Reform

    February 13, 2017 • Press Releases

    For Immediate Release: February 13, 2017  Contact: Brian Cannon, Executive Director OneVirginia2021 Director@OneVirginia2021.org RICHMOND, VA –  In a press conference this morning, advocates from OneVirginia2021 along with Senator Jill Vogel (R-Winchester) spoke in favor of the three redistricting reform bills coming over from the Virginia Senate to the House of Delegates.  The vote on the bills (SJ […]

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  • STATEMENT FROM BRIAN CANNON ON THE JANUARY 30 SUBCOMMITTEE VOTE ON REDISTRICTING REFORM

    January 30, 2017 • Press Releases

    For Immediate Release, January 30, 2017 Contact:            Brian Cannon, Executive Director                         OneVirginia2021                         (804) 240-9933                         brian.cannon@OneVirginia2021.org STATEMENT FROM BRIAN CANNON ON THE JANUARY 30 SUBCOMMITTEE VOTE ON REDISTRICTING REFORM  RICHMOND, VA – On Monday, January 30, four Delegates voted to table all redistricting reform bills.  Delegate Randy Minchew (P&E Constitutional […]

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  • BREAKING NEWS: State Senators now in contempt of court

    April 07, 2016 • Press Releases

    For Immediate Release, April 7, 2016 Contact:            Brian Cannon, Executive Director                         OneVirginia2021                         (804) 240-9933                         brian.cannon@OneVirginia2021.org This morning in Richmond Circuit Court Judge Marchant ruled that six and possibly seven state senators were in contempt of court for not turning over documents related to their role in the 2011 […]

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  • Press Release: Statement on House Elections Subcommittee Vote on Redistricting

    February 02, 2016 • Press Releases

    For Immediate Release, February 2, 2016 Contact:        Brian Cannon, Executive Director                                           OneVirginia2021                                                                      (804) 240-9933 (cell)         […]

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  • PRESS RELEASE: Rigged election districts face critical hearing this week in lawsuit to enforce standards in Virginia Constitution

    January 04, 2016 • Press Releases

    For Immediate Release: January 4, 2016 Contact: Brian Cannon, executive director OneVirginia2021 (804) 240-9933 (mobile) brian.cannon@OneVirginia2021.org Wyatt Durrette Durrette Crump PLC (804) 775-6900 wdurrette@durrettecrump.com Rigged election districts face critical hearing this week in lawsuit to enforce standards in Virginia Constitution RICHMOND – How much backroom dealing can politicians hide from voters is the question on […]

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  • PRESS RELEASE: ONEVIRGINIA2021 REACTS TO COURT RULING IN BETHUNE-HILL V. VA STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS

    October 22, 2015 • Press Releases

      For Immediate Release, October 22, 2015 Contact: Brian Cannon, Executive Director OneVirginia2021 (804) 240-9933 (cell) brian.cannon@OneVirginia2021.org It wasn’t racial, just political gerrymandering. In a surprise 2-1 decision, the three judge panel upheld the constitutionality of the challenged House of Delegates districts in the Bethune-Hill case.  In a 176 page opinion with a strong dissent […]

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  • Plaintiffs’ Opposition Brief

    September 22, 2015 • Press Releases

    ROBUST CRITICISM OF ANTI-TRANSPARENCY MOVE IN 3RD CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT For Immediate Release, Sept. 22, 2015Contact:           Brian Cannon, Executive Director                                           OneVirginia2021                                                                      (804) 240-9933 (cell)     […]

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  • Amicus Brief

    September 18, 2015 • Press Releases

    We at OneVirginia2021 are proud to submit an amicus brief to the court in the 3rd Congressional District case.  We did not submit a specific map – we are about a fair process.  But we did outline very clear, non partisan criteria upon which the courts we hope will evaluate the proposals submitted. Download the […]

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  • Court Order Appointing Special Master

    September 03, 2015 • Press Releases

    2015.09.03 Order re appointment of special master

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  • OneVirginia2021 Reacts to House Criteria on Redistricting

    August 17, 2015 • Press Releases

    HOUSE GOP CRITERIA FOR REDRAWING THIRD CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT LINES SHOULD BE DEAD ON ARRIVAL New proposal is repeating the same unconstitutional mistakes made in the current maps RICHMOND, VA. OneVirginia2021, a bi-partisan, voter’s organization committed to fair elections in the Commonwealth, issued the following statement commenting on the proposed “criteria” by the House of Delegates […]

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  • Here’s What We Told the Legislature Today

    August 17, 2015 • Press Releases

    OneVirginia2021 Remarks on Special Session PDF Link

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  • Senator Hanger Stands Up Against Gerrymandering!

    June 03, 2015 • Press Releases

    There is a clear distinction in the fight for redistricting reform and fighting to make our votes count in this race for the Senate’s 24th District.  One candidate in this race, Senator Hanger, has consistently stood up against gerrymandering over his career.  His support will stop the backwards practice of politicians picking their voters and return […]

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  • Steve Heretick Stands Up Against Gerrymandering!

    June 03, 2015 • Press Releases

    There is a clear distinction in the fight for redistricting reform and fighting to make our votes count in this race for the House of Delegates 79th District.  One candidate in this race, Steve Heretick, stands up against gerrymandering.  This would stop the backwards practice of politicians picking their voters and return the power to […]

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  • Del. Rasoul Pushes Redistricting Reform On House Floor!

    March 13, 2015 • NewsPress Releases

    Delegate Rasoul honors Delegate Plum for supporting redistricting reform before it was cool.  

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  • It’s 7 a.m.: Another redistricting bill is about to die

    February 20, 2015 • Press Releases

    By Patrick Wilson While the temperature on the General Assembly Building’s eighth floor was much higher than the 14 degrees outside early Thursday, Sen. John Watkins received an icy reaction to his bill. Read the whole article here: HamptonRoads.com

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  • Press Release: Two Bipartisan Senate Reform Bills Killed In House Subcommittee

    February 12, 2015 • Press Releases

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: February 12, 2015 Contacts: Brian Cannon, Executive Director of OneVirginia2021 804-240-9933 brian.cannon@onevirginia2021.org Greg Lucyk, President of OneVirginia2021 804-920-7031 gglucy@comcast.net   TWO BIPARTISAN SENATE REFORM BILLS KILLED IN HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE Richmond: The Virginia State Senate has passed several bipartisan legislative proposals endorsed by OneVirginia2021 to create an ethical and impartial redistricting process. […]

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  • SENATE PASSES KEY REFORMS TO MAKE REDISTRICTING FAIR TO VOTERS

    January 26, 2015 • Press Releases

    OneVirginia2021: Virginians for Fair Redistricting FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: January 26, 2015 Contacts: Brian Cannon, Executive Director of OneVirginia2021 804-240-9933 brian.cannon@onevirginia2021.org Greg Lucyk, President of OneVirginia2021 804-920-7031 gglucy@comcast.net SENATE PASSES KEY REFORMS TO MAKE REDISTRICTING FAIR TO VOTERS Richmond: The Virginia Senate on Monday passed two bills to make redistricting a more fair process to voters […]

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  • Inaugural Press Conference

    February 18, 2014 • Press Releases

    February 18, 2014 Time: 3:45PM Location: Virginia Senate Room 3, Richmond VA Description: Come learn about the ways to institute fair redistricting in the Commonwealth of Virginia Key Supporters: Bill Bolling Bill Bolling served as the 40th Lieutenant Governor of Virginia from 2006 until 2014. Prior to his election as Lieutenant Governor, Bill Bolling served […]

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