Redistricting in Virginia
A voter-approved constitutional amendment makes a bipartisan group of eight lawmakers and eight citizens responsible for drawing legislative districts. This once-in-a-decade process takes place in the first half of 2021. Read our FAQ.

Timeline

January 6
Panel of five retired judges approved the eight (8) citizen members
Feb 1
Deadline for commission to hold first meeting
April 1
Census deadline to provide Virginia with updated population data
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Commission

Legislative Members

Citizen Members

Age: 37
Occupation: Lawyer
Political donations: $1,550
Democrat
Nominated by Senate Democrats
Gender: Male
Race: Asian
Ethnicity: Non-Hispanic
Income: $75,000 to $100,000
Age: 60
Occupation: Nonprofit executive
Political donations: $9,950
Democrat
Nominated by House Democrats
Gender: Female
Race: Black or African American
Ethnicity: Non-Hispanic
Income: Over $200,000
(Virginia Beach)
Age: 39
Occupation: Anthem employee
Political donations: $986
Democrat
Nominated by House Democrats
Gender: Male
Race: Black or African American
Ethnicity: Non-Hispanic
Income: $100,000 to $200,000
(Alexandria)
Age: 41
Occupation: Strategic planning advisor
Political donations: $1,220
Democrat
Nominated by Senate Democrats
Gender: Male
Race: Multi Race
Ethnicity: Non-Hispanic
Income: $100,000 to $200,000
Age: 36
Occupation: Hanover County prosecutor
Political donations: $125
Republican
Nominated by House Republicans
Gender: Female
Race: White
Ethnicity: Non-Hispanic
Income: Over $200,000
Age: 52
Occupation: Agent with FCC Security Bureau
Political donations: $100
Republican
Nominated by House Republicans
Gender: Male
Race: White
Ethnicity: Hispanic
Income: Over $200,000
Age: 64
Occupation: Former coal exeuctive
Political donations: $927,019
Republican
Nominated by Senate Republicans
Gender: Male
Race: White
Ethnicity: Non-Hispanic
Income: Over $200,000
Age: 74
Occupation: Trucking executive
Political donations: $36,445
Republican
Nominated by Senate Republicans
Gender: Male
Race: White
Ethnicity: Non-Hispanic
Income: Over $200,000