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Several Re-Districting Reform Bills on Table for Va. General Assembly

January 23, 2017

NBC 29

This session, there’s growing momentum for re-districting reform in the state. At least a dozen bills up for debate in the General Assembly would shake up the way voting districts are drawn. Bills on the table propose things like prohibiting lawmakers from drawing districts with a political party or candidate in mind. Other legislation calls for an independent commission to handle the process … instead of the lawmakers.