Virginia court picks experts to draw maps for redistricting
- November 19, 2021
- Bernie Grofman, poli sci, AP, The Washington Post, Chron.com, SFGate, U.S. News and World Report, The Washington Times, Nov. 19, 2021
The Supreme Court of Virginia has selected two outside experts from a pool of nominees
put forward by lawmakers to help it complete its task of drawing new legislative districts
to conform with the 2020 census. The court unanimously appointed Sean Trende and Bernard
Grofman to serve as special masters for the preparation of proposed redistricting
maps …. Grofman, nominated by Democrats, is a [Distinguished Professor] of political
science and economics at the University of California, Irvine. He has a degree in
mathematics and a Ph.D. in political science and has previously worked on map-drawing
efforts in Virginia.
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