- 5 years ago
Obama's re-election spawns conservative backlash
In the process of setting electoral districts, gerrymandering is a practice that attempts to establish a political advantage for a particular party or group by manipulating district boundaries to create partisan advantages. Republicans in the Virginia state Senate brazenly blindsided their Democratic colleagues with a terrible bill that will gerrymander legislative districts to massively favor Republicans in the 2015 election by diluting the political power of African Americans in the state. Deshundra Jefferson, New Majority, lead a coalition of progressive groups on a march to the Governor’s office to deliver over 10,000 petitions to urge him to veto the legislation.
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