Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam called for a special session of the Virginia General Assembly on Monday to redraw the districts of the Virginia House of Delegates. . . .
In June, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia ruled lawmakers unconstitutionally gerrymandered the districts on racial lines in the 2011 redistricting process and gave Republican House leaders until Oct. 30 to redraw 11 House districts, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported.