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By Roger Harnack
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Redistricting plan could split Adams County

 

November 24, 2021

Proposed redistricting map

RITZVILLE – Adams and Franklin counties could be dived between two different legislative districts if the state Supreme Court approves a new redistricting map previously supported by a state commission.

Last week, the state Redistricting Commission failed to reach an agreement on a plan to create new, equal-population legislative and congressional districts by the Nov. 15 deadline. As a result, state law now gives authority over redistricting to the high court in Olympia.

The previously proposed map would add Lincoln and Columbia counties to the district while splitting Adams and Franklin...



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