In 2008, Barack Obama became the first Democrat to carry Virginia in a presidential race since Lyndon Johnson in 1964. The state stayed blue in 2012 and 2016. See 2020 primary results
This measure would create a commission made up of members of the legislature and the public that would be responsible for drawing congressional and state legislative districts. Those maps would be approved by the legislature without the governor’s involvement. It also establishes that the state Supreme Court would be responsible for drawing districts if the commission can’t or if the legislature doesn’t approve those created by the commission.
A “YES” vote supports creating a redistricting commission
A “NO” vote opposes creating a redistricting commission