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Strike One for Redistricting Reform

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In a predawn subcommittee meeting this morning, House Republicans killed Del. Ken Plum’s HB339 – one of several redistricting reform measures before the General Assembly this session – on an unrecorded voice vote.

In the video below, Del. Plum concludes his remarks, Del. Bob Brink motions to report the bill, and Del. John O’Bannon makes a substitute motion to lay the bill on the table. He was joined by Dels. Chris Jones, Terrie Suit, and Rob Bell; Dels. Brink and Rosalyn Dance opposed the tabling.

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January 18, 2008 at 1:52 pm

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  1. […] Posted in Video by assemblyaccess on January 18th, 2008 Shortly after the defeat of Del. Plum’s redistricting measure, Republicans also killed Del. Brink’s version, HB1070. The vote was the same, with the […]

  2. […] remaining redistricting reform measure, Sen. Creigh Deeds’ SB38 (previous House versions, HB339 and HB1070 died last month). Del. John O’Bannon made the motion to pass by indefinitely, and […]

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