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Redistricting Daily Updates
Are you curious about the states that will gain or lose a Congressional seat? Check out these visuals from USA Today that explain the new shifts.
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The arrival of apportionment data has ignited a flurry of census-related commotion this week, including several lawsuits. According to The Hill, the “National Redistricting Action Fund, a nonprofit allied with the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, filed what’s known as ‘impasse litigation’ in Louisiana, Minnesota and Pennsylvania on Monday.” You can read more about these new lawsuits here.
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The Census Bureau delivered the highly-anticipated apportionment data on Monday and while this data cannot be used to create maps directly, it does confirm which states are losing or gaining Congressional districts. Virginia is keeping its current 11 Congressional seats but these seats will presumably evolve in shape due to population changes across the Commonwealth....
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Did you make yesterday’s meeting with the Redistricting Commission? One of the biggest takeaways was the commission’s announcement of two new subcommittees, the Budget and Finance Subcommittee and the Citizen Engagement Subcommittee. These committees will have the following commissioners: Budget and Finance Subcommittee: Co-Chairs: Mr. Marvin Gilliam, Jr., and Mr. Sean KumarMembers: Ms. Mackenzie Babichenko,...
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Join us today for our Accountability Viewing of the Redistricting Commission! Interested parties can sign up for this viewing and all future viewings at mapva.us/accountability. See you there!
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Redistricting is on the minds of not only Virginians but Americans across the country. This is partly because of the federal legislation known as “For the People Act” (sometimes to referred to as HR1) which, if passed, could provide redistricting reforms to all 50 states. Check out this recent letter to the editor from the...
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If Monday mornings don’t fit your schedule to attend and provide testimony for the Redistricting Commission, we are happy to help deliver your feedback for you! Check out our form and we can work to include your feedback for testimony on Monday’s Redistricting Commission meeting.
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The Redistricting Commission has released the dates and times of the next 3 meetings: Monday April 26th, 10amMonday May 10th, 10amMonday May 24th, 10am  You can get the details for these here and sign up to join our Accountability Viewings here!
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There are a lot of unknowns in the redistricting process, but one key detail that Virginians have been provided is that the data needed for redistricting will be delivered in mid-August. (Check the Redistricting Commission’s meeting video on the matter here.) This release of data is referred to as “legacy format summary redistricting data,” simply...
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The Redistricting Commission is meeting next Monday, April 26th, at 10am. Join us for our Accountability Viewing of the meeting! Sign up here to help ensure your voice gets heart. Mapva.us/accountability
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