Obama-backed redistricting group gives $500k to help elect Northam in Virginia

A Democratic group backed by former President Barack Obama recently made its first campaign donation: $500,000 to the Democratic Party of Virginia to help elect Ralph Northam as the state’s next governor.

The contribution from the National Democratic Redistricting Committee (NDRC) is part of its mission to end Republican advantages in congressional and legislative redistricting after the 2020 U.S. Census.

Read More: Washington Post, September 6, 2017