While we were celebrating President Obama’s inauguration, Senate Republicans pushed through a surprise redistricting bill and wrote out a Democratic district. The bill narrowly passed because they held the vote while there weren’t enough Democrats on the floor to defeat it.
As DPVA Chair Charniele Herring urges us:
Knowing that they had no chance to pass this legislation by following the rules, Senate Republicans went around protocol to sneak in a re-redistricting vote.
Let’s fight this now.