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Scott says redistricting could give Virginia a second black representative

Reversing the General Assembly’s gerrymandering of Virginia’s congressional districts could move as many as 100,000 African-Americans to new districts and open the way for the state to elect two black members of Congress, Rep. Robert C. “Bobby” Scott, D-Newport News, said Tuesday. The reason is that an old Voting Rights Act standard – that districts… Read More »