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Redistricting needed now more than ever

July 01, 2016

by BEN R. WILLIAMS
Martinsville Bulletin

It was not surprising that Martinsville City Council on Tuesday approved a resolution supporting redistricting reform. What was surprising was that the resolution passed by the narrowest margin possible. At Tuesday’s council meeting, Martha Woody with Virginia Organizing joined Blake Wheelock, who is associate director of OneVirginia2021, to ask the council to pass the resolution.