Redistricting

A Fight Over Transparency in the Virginia Congressional District Court Case

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Richmond Va: The fight over Virginia’s 3rd congressional district continues as the various defendants in the case petitioned the District Court to allow the various maps proposed to the court be posted online. The court has already determined that the 3rd district enacted by the Richmond legislature and governor in 2012 improperly diluted minority voter influence in the surrounding districts by concentrating into the 3rd district.

The three-judge panel has given parties to the case until October 2 to submit briefs commenting on the 8 proposed maps submitted by various parties to the litigation and other interested members of the public. The original plaintiffs in the lawsuit – who are third district residents, are opposing the public posting of the map proposals submitted to the court citing its “inappropriateness.” Read more.

 

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