RICHMAND, Virginia (WRIC) – It was a long process that dragged on as a result of the postponed pandemic census, but Richmond is now ready to move forward on a new map to be used for city and school council elections.
On Feb. 23 at 3:30 p.m., the city scheduled an additional redevelopment meeting to “review Richmond County Decade demonstration maps of voters and determine the map or maps they will be proposed for introduction for official consideration by the Council.”
This means that this week may be the last opportunity for citizens to express their voice in the process of restructuring the city. Residents can send feedback by mail, email and … by fax to the following addresses:
- Mail: Richmond constituency editing decade – Richmond City Hall; 900 E. Broad Street, Suite 305; Richmond, Virginia 23219
- Fax: (804) 646-5468
- Email: email@example.com
You can also view maps that have been made public so far and find more information about the redistribution process on redirect homepage.
Some areas of Richmond have grown much faster than others over the past decade, and there is now an imbalance in the population that exceeds the 5 percent threshold set by state law.
District lines will need to be shifted to correct this imbalance while keeping communities of interest intact.