A court-appointed expert has finished drawing new legislative maps meant to address racial gerrymandering. Two of the most powerful Republicans in the House of Delegates could face much tougher elections next year if the maps are adopted.
After the loss of his son to suicide five years ago, Virginia Democratic Senator Creigh Deeds convened a legislative task force to transform the state’s mental health system.
A national Democratic group pledged $1 million on Monday to help Virginia Democrats take back the state legislature.
A group advocating against gerrymandering has put forward a new constitutional amendment that would take map-drawing out of the hands of lawmakers and hand it over to a ten person committee.