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Legislative districts redrawn following 2020 U.S. Census

New voting district maps for Virginia were approved by the Virginia Supreme Court last month, resulting in differences in the Virginia Senate and House districts Gloucester and Mathews will now fall under. Both counties will remain in a newly-configured 1st Congressional District.

Legislative districts are redrawn every 10 years, after completion of the U.S. Census. They go into effect as the terms of the current office holders expire, according to Jeff Ryer, spokesman for State Sen. Tommy Norment, who currently represents Virginia’s 6th Senate District.

The first seats that will be affected by the new maps are those of the members of the U.S. House of Representatives, who are up for re-election in 2022, said Ryer. This will be followed in 2023 by the election of all members of the Virginia General Assembly, both Senators and Delegates.

The Virginia Supreme Court released the maps, along with the Redistricting Final Order, on Dec. 28.

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