No matter who controls Virginia’s legislature, redistricting reform must continue (Opinion Column, Washington Post)

By Stephen J. Farnsworth and Kate Seltzer
Opinion Column, Washington Post, Oct. 27, 2019

One of the biggest questions in Virginia politics these days is whether the proposed constitutional amendment to block partisan gerrymandering will ever get to the voters.

If Republicans lose their narrow majorities in the House of Delegates and the Senate next month, Democrats will have complete control of drawing the lines for legislative districts following the 2020 Census. If that happens, would Democrats abandon efforts that seemed so appealing when they were in the minority?

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