Who should be happiest about these maps? Who should be unhappiest? And what are the unexpected consequences of one district?
Virginia Redistricting Commission
So did this new redistricting process work or not?
A first look at the winners and losers in the new redistricting maps.
Should districts be coherent or competitive?
Many voters want the latter out of redistricting, but here’s why it’s hard to draw competitive districts.
Seven controversial things the Supreme Court will have to decide in redistricting
And this is just on our side of the state. Hint: They’re in Danville, Martinsville, Lynchburg, Albemarle and much of Southwest.
Advice for the Supreme Court justices on redistricting
Here are three principles the court should follow.
The Virginia Redistricting Commission is staring failure in the face
Virginia Redistricting Commission faces more confusion over Lynchburg split and accusations of collusion
Six things wrong with the proposed congressional map
The biggest problem is that it would reduce the influence of Southside Virginia by making the Richmond suburbs the population center of the district.
A bipartisan congressional map would split Lynchburg’s majority Black neighborhood between the 5th and the 6th Districts.
How the 5th, 6th and 9th might change
A game of give and take: Virginia Redistricting Commission moves onto congressional maps with a first compromise