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By Roger Harnack
Franklin Connection 

State high court declines redistricting authority

Previous maps show Adams County likely to be divided

 

Last updated 12/6/2021 at 10:56am

Redistricting Commission

The map shows the proposal for new legislative districts in Washington state.

OLYMPIA - The state Supreme Court this morning, Friday, Dec. 3, has declined to redraw new legislative and congressional maps.

The decision follows a failed attempt by the Redistrict Commission to reapportion the state in the wake of the 2020 Census. And it means that the maps previously submitted by the commission will likely be the establishing documents for new legislative and congressional districts.

If the maps are retained, Franklin and Adams Counties will be split between legislative districts.

Currently, both fall within the 9th Legislative District, represented by Sen. Mark Schoesl...



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