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Redistricting reform group blasts ‘Politburo-style’ elections

February 14, 2017

Daily Press
By Travis Fain

Advocates for redistricting reform made a last-ditch effort Monday to move their issue forward this legislative session, rolling out some of the strongest rhetoric yet on the issue.

Charles McPhillips, a Norfolk Republican with reform group OneVirginia2021, decried the “high-tech but really seedy” practice of using computers to review voters’ partisan tendencies, then draw them into the jagged outlines of modern legislative and congressional districts.