gerrymandering

Majority Madness

The following statement caught our attention as one that time and advances in political science have left in the dustbin of academic wisdom: Virginian-Pilot, April 1, 2020 One truth I often tell students: When it comes to politics, Republicans are… Read More ›

A Muddled Majority

Editors’ Note: See the following previous VoxFairfax articles on redistricting in Virginia: https://voxfairfax.com/2018/08/19/one-person-one-vote-in-congressional-elections/; https://voxfairfax.com/2019/07/08/virginias-path-to-one-person-one-vote-faces-dangers/; and https://voxfairfax.com/2019/04/22/landmark-redistricting-reform-passed-in-virginia/. On March 6, the Virginia House of Delegates, on a vote of 54-46, agreed to a Senate bill placing a constitutional referendum on the… Read More ›

Landmark Redistricting Reform Passed in Virginia

Editors’ Note: We reprint here excerpts from an important letter from OneVirginia2021, which has been working tirelessly for redistricting reform in the Commonwealth. It contains crucial information and links to associated events. What Happened? Saturday, February 23rd, the Virginia General… Read More ›

Gerrymander on Your Own Dime

By Jim McCarthy and Michael Fruitman On March 1, 2017, SCOTUS remanded Bethune-Hill v. Virginia State Board of Elections back to the Eastern District of Virginia, having ruled that the lower court had employed an incorrect legal standard in determining that race… Read More ›