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Redistricting plan could split county

Supreme Court to take up new voter districts

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 last week 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 Fr...

 

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