Redistricting Bills Vetoed by Virginia Governor

Governing: Gov. Ralph Northam on Monday rejected a bill that would have expanded the state Board of Elections and handed the body power to appoint the state’s elections chief.

Sponsored by Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel, R-Fauquier, and Del. Margaret Ransone, R-Westmoreland, the bill would have expanded the board’s membership from three to five, and required at least four of the members to agree on a commissioner of elections.

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