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February 8, 1997 | From Associated Press
The district that elected Virginia's first black member of Congress since Reconstruction is unconstitutional because it was drawn too heavily along racial lines, a panel of federal judges ruled Friday. Unless the ruling is overturned on appeal, Democratic Rep. Robert C. Scott will have to run in a redrawn district in 1998.
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February 8, 1997 | From Associated Press
The district that elected Virginia's first black member of Congress since Reconstruction is unconstitutional because it was drawn too heavily along racial lines, a panel of federal judges ruled Friday. Unless the ruling is overturned on appeal, Democratic Rep. Robert C. Scott will have to run in a redrawn district in 1998.
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