With Citizen Maps of Increasing Importance, Critics Say Redistricting Outreach is Lacking

Critics have called into question commission’s efforts to bring people out to public hearings and public meetings. (Credit: Jahd Khalil)

The Virginia Redistricting Commission has 45 days to draw new state legislative maps, starting Thursday.

An unintended hot-mic moment demonstrates how important it is for communities to speak up. But Jahd Khalil reports the commission has been criticized for its efforts to reach out to them.

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