Virginia Code § 30-399 provides that in the event the Virginia Redistricting Commission fails to submit a plan for districts by the deadline set forth in subsection A or B of § 30-397, or the General Assembly fails to adopt a plan for districts by the deadline set forth in subsection C or D of § 30-398, the Supreme Court of Virginia shall be responsible for establishing the districts.
The Rules and Procedures for Implementing the Requirements of Article II, Section 6-A of the Constitution of Virginia were adopted and promulgated by the Court on February 23, 2021.
Information on the Virginia Supreme Court’s redistricting proceedings, including Court Orders, and public comments submitted to the Court may be accessed online at: https://www.vacourts.gov/courts/scv/districting/redistricting_information.pdf.
The public, including elected officials, may participate in the Court’s redistricting deliberations through the submission of written comments. Any such comments must be provided in the form of a letter addressed to the Clerk of the Supreme Court of Virginia and reference the Rules and Procedures for Implementing the Requirements of Article II, Section 6-A. All public comments must be sent to Redistricting@vacourts.gov and must be germane to the topic of Virginia redistricting.