News

Fixing Virginia’s voting districts

February 16, 2017

CBS19 NewsPlex
By Dan Schutte

The political landscape in Virginia has been changing the last few years, turning the state from red to purple, but in terms of congressional districts, the elections aren’t that competitive. According to One Virginia 2021, a political action group pushing for redistricting, only one of the state’s 11 districts was competitive in 2016. That’s why the group is at the front of an effort for nonpartisan redistricting, but it’s not that simple.