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By Roger Harnack
Whitman County Gazette 

Redistricting plans could split Whitman County


September 30, 2021

RITZVILLE — Whitman County would remain in the 9th Legislative District under three different proposals offered by the Redistricting Commission.

But a fourth proposal would split the county between Colfax and Pullman, moving those Whitman County voters in Pullman, Uniontown, and Colton into the 16th District.

The proposals come from House appointees Democrat April Sims and Republican Paul Graves, and Senate appointees Democrat Brady Walkinshaw and Republican Joe Fain.

Walkinshaw’s plan would split Whitman County between Colfax and Pullman. He proposes to extend the 9th District north of...

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