Tag: congressional redistricting

House Speaker Bill Howell statement on congressional redistricting case

Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) issued the following statement Friday on Page v. Va. State Board of Elections, the federal court case pending before the United States Supreme Court regarding Virginia’s congressional district map.

Federal court dismisses suit against Virginia’s congressional redistricting

On Friday, a federal court dismissed a lawsuit brought by six Virginia residents that sought to have the court draw Virginia’s congressional districts for the upcoming November elections. Among other reasons, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia dismissed the case based on its finding that the recent actions of the […]

AG’s office to fight redistricting suit

The Supreme Court of Virginia on Tuesday denied a writ of prohibition and declined to grant an immediate appeal of a Circuit Court of the City of Richmond decision that refused to dismiss a challenge to the authority of the General Assembly to draw new congressional district lines. In its order, the Supreme Court said […]