Former Gov. George Allen stops in Fredericksburg to promote independent redistricting commission

February 06, 2019

They’re stories local voters know well, but they bear repeating.

The confused line of the 17th and 28th Virginia house districts, which bisect the city of Fredericksburg, resulted in voters casting ballots in the wrong election last November, and left officials scrambling to figure out why.

And a quick drive from the city down State Route 3 leads to Culpeper, a town of 18,000 that is represented by three different legislators. A district line lies on top of Open Door Baptist Church on that thoroughfare, literally through its… open door.

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