Redistricting plan could split county
Supreme Court to take up new voter districts
Last updated 12/3/2021 at 1:15pm
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 a...