Virginia Legislative Redistricting Hearings Scheduled

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The Senate’s Privileges and Elections Committee is holding hearings across the state about legislative redistricting and we are asking you to join us.
As you know, every ten years after the census numbers come out, Virginia and every other state is tasked with re-drawing the state and federal legislative district lines.  It is very important that we hear from you and as many voters as possible regarding redistricting.
For the past three years, since Democrats re-gained the Senate Majority, we passed a bill that would set up a non-partisan redistricting system.  Unfortunately, the Republican-led House of Delegates killed those bills every year.  That means we have to redraw the legislative district lines under the same system Virginia has been using forever.
We hope that there will be more public input in the redistricting process than ever before. That is why we are asking you to attend and share your thoughts and ideas.
The public hearings are:

Wed., Oct. 27, 7 p.m.
Virginia Western Community College Natural Science Center
3102 Colonial Ave. SW
Roanoke, Va.

Thurs., Nov. 4, 7 p.m.
Herndon Town Council Chambers
765 Lynn St.
Herndon, Va.

Thurs., Dec. 2, 7 p.m.
The Forum, Building A, Tidewater Community College
120 Campus Dr.
Portsmouth, Va.

Fri., Dec. 17, 11 .m.
Senate Room B, General Assembly Building, Capitol Square
Richmond, Va.

Please forward this to your friends or anyone who might want to attend.

We hope to see you there,

Senator Mary Margaret Whipple

Chair, Virginia Senate Democratic Caucus

PS- You can visit our website at www.vasenatedems.com

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