VPAP's new resource will allow citizens to follow the redistricting process and better understand the effect on their community.
The nonpartisan Virginia Public Access Project has launched a portal designed to let citizens follow changes in the state's political landscape following the 2010 Census. VPAP Redistricting Portal
Virginia's constitution requires the General Assembly to redraw legislative district boundaries the year following the national Census.
There also are interactive maps that show how population trends will shift seats -- and power -- to Northern Virginia.View Population Maps
In a recent survey, VPAP visitors were asked to select one feature they would like to see added to the Web site that tracks government and money in politics. The #1 choice? Information about redistricting.
On behalf of the VPAP Board of Directors, I am pleased to announce this new public resource. As always, I welcome your thoughts and suggestions.
David M. Poole
P.O. Box 7356
Richmond, VA 23221