Lawmakers will return to the General Assembly in Richmond today for a special session. Governor Terry McAuliffe called lawmakers back today for a session on congressional redistricting. Virginia has until September 1st to comply with federal judges to redefine its congressional map. The judges ruled Republican-drawn lines adopted in 2012 unconstitutionally pack too many African-American voters in the Third U.S. House District, which dilutes their voting power.
Lawmakers Return to Richmond For Special Session on Congressional Map was originally published on kissrichmond.com