Montgomery County protects politicians
Trejbal is a Roanoke Times editorial writer. He is based out of the paper’s New River Valley Bureau.
Montgomery County residents are little more than an afterthought in the high-stakes game of local redistricting.
Every 10 years, after the U.S. census, governments apportion their seats in the spirit of one-person, one-vote. The General Assembly is busy doing it for its own members and for the congressional delegation.
Montgomery County is busy doing it for supervisors and the school board.
Click on the following images to see changes to individual districts. Red hashed areas show people removed from current district. Green hashed areas show people added to the district. In both cases, the +/- number in the hashed areas show how many people are affected by that particular change. For more details, visit the county website.