Action Alert: Jan. 19, 2017Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:30am
Action alert : Calls needed by tomorrow, Jan. 20, to support redistricting reform
SUPPORT bills listed below
- Voters should choose their politicians, instead of politicians choosing their voters.
- Political considerations should not dictate the establishment of district lines.
Here is the list of bills, but again, the message is: Support redistricting reform.
HJ581 (Sullivan) – Criteria for electoral districts
HJ628 (Plum) – Virginia Redistricting Commission created
HJ651 (Carr) – Virginia Nonpartisan Redistricting Commission created
HJ696 (Price) – Political considerations, denial of minority voting rights prohibited
HJ749 (Bell, John) – Virginia Redistricting Commission created
HJ763 (Landes) – Political considerations prohibited
VML contact: Mary Jo Fields, firstname.lastname@example.org