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Applications open for Virginia Redistricting Commission

Applications to serve as a citizen member on the Virginia Redistricting Commission are open to Virginia residents through Monday, Dec. 28.

The 16-member commission, created after voters approved of the change in the state constitution in the 2020 election, will consist of eight citizen members and eight legislative members who will be tasked with proposing plans for redrawing districts for the United States House of Representatives, the Senate of Virginia, and the House of Delegates.

Eligible applicants are required to have been Virginia residents and registered voters in Virginia for the past three years and to have voted in at least two of the last three general elections. Eligible applicants must not have held partisan or political office or other related employment. Virginia citizens are invited to apply for membership on the commission regardless of education level, work experience, or socioeconomic status.

The application for service on the commission and additional inf...

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