This story is from wvtf by Michael Pope:
When Republicans were in power last year, they struck a deal with Democrats on a constitutional amendment to create a bipartisan commission to draw maps for House and Senate districts. But now that Democrats are in charge, many are raising concerns that Republicans could veto whatever the commission comes up with and send it to a Republican-dominated Virginia Supreme Court.
Delegate Cia Price of Newport News says she and other Democrats raised concerns about the amendment last year.
“We wanted to make sure that the diversity of the commission was in the language,” Price explains. “We wanted to make sure that the drawing process of the maps that would protect communities of color and communities of interest are in the amendment.”
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