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Virginia redistricting advocates mount last-gasp effort as House takes up Senate proposals

February 14, 2017

Richmond Times-Dispatch
By Graham Moomaw

The GOP-controlled House of Delegates may have obliterated its own redistricting reform bills, but a prominent Republican state senator on Monday urged her House colleagues to change course as anti-gerrymandering proposals come over from the Senate. Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel, R-Fauquier, called for a “fair hearing” when a House subcommittee today takes up several redistricting measures approved in the Senate.