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Virginia Republicans have advanced a plan to redraw a third of Virginia’s state house districts. But lawmakers are still a long way off from agreeing on a final solution and fulfilling a court order.

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Lawmakers are in Richmond Thursday to evaluate a new set of redistricting proposals. And as Republicans and Democrats throw out competing maps it’s left us with a question: can redistricting be done without people at all?

Lawmakers met in Richmond Thursday to try to fix district maps for the state legislature. The maps have been deemed unconstitutional by a federal court.

Lawmakers managed to get little done so far, though.

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Lawmakers are back in Richmond this week for a special session on redistricting. And, for one lawmaker, it’s the last hurrah.

As lawmakers in Richmond battle over district lines, a heavy-hitting bipartisan group of former lawmakers want to change the way the entire process works.