Supreme Court could scramble Va.’s voting

June 11, 2016

The Daily Progress

House of Delegates boundaries were drawn by Republicans in 2011 and are supposed to endure for 10 years. However, they’ve been in dispute for five years and will be fussed over for at least one more. That could lead to something Republicans have managed to avoid: redrawing lines to help Democrats. The U.S. Supreme Court announced last week it will review this fall a dozen districts with African-American majorities to determine whether they were intentionally packed with minorities to create in surrounding areas more-heavily white seats friendly to Republicans.