Virginia Senate Vote on Redistricting
A series of confused tweets documenting the surprise redistricting of the Virginia Senate, introduced by Republicans to take advantage of a civil rights leader and Democratic Senator being absent, at the inauguration.
- — Waldo Jaquith (@waldojaquith)Mon, Jan 21 2013 12:40:25I’m watching a floor fight over redistricting in the Virginia Senate. Sen. Watkins is basically filibustering to prevent opposition.
- — Waldo Jaquith (@waldojaquith)Mon, Jan 21 2013 12:44:42A redistricting bill is being amended by Senate Republicans during the last reading, with no hearing or public input.
- — Waldo Jaquith (@waldojaquith)Mon, Jan 21 2013 13:07:38VA Senate Dems moved to put off the redistricting vote by 1 day so they could actually read the bill. The motion failed, 19–20.
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