A federal court on Friday night released proposals for drawing new House of Delegates districts in Virginia to repair 11 that were found to be racially gerrymandered. The 131-page report, prepared by California professor Bernard Grofman, contains several proposals for drawing new districts that the court will review ahead of a hearing scheduled for Jan. 10. … Grofman, a political scientist at the University of California at Irvine, was appointed as “special master” to oversee the redistricting process by a panel of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.]
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