WHEREAS, the _____________ supports redistricting reform in Virginia for state legislative and congressional districts; and
WHEREAS, the_____________ maintains that transparent and non-partisan legislative districting is a reform essential to build more trustworthy, accountable, and healthy democracy for our state and nation; and
WHEREAS, the_____________ maintains that redistricting reform is necessary to eliminate the conflict of interest that allows General Assembly members to pick their voters; and
WHEREAS, the_____________ maintains that eliminating political data would help resolve the problem of split precincts and divided jurisdictions throughout Virginia,
WHEREAS, action is needed now given the multi-year process required to amend the Virginia Constitution in order to institute a reformed redistricting process by the time the next redistricting occurs in 2021.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the_____________ fully supports and urges action to protect and promote democracy in Virginia through redistricting reform.