CAPITOL CHATTER New legislative maps will lead to new faces next year
Five judges guaranteed there will be plenty of new faces at the Minnesota Capitol next year.
A five-judge panel Tuesday redrew legislative district maps, pairing 46 of the states 201 lawmakers and cr... Posted on 2/22/12 at 3:32 AM
New plan will go into effect June 1
JACKSON — The Jackson County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a redistricting plan during its regular board meeting Tuesday to rectify the current map that is out of compliance following the 2010 census.
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved a redistricting plan that looks most similar to the district boundaries currently utilized — leaving four commissioner districts to serve portions of the city of Worthington.
ST. PAUL — Republicans want new political boundaries drawn to avoid splitting cities and counties, but Democrats say that judges who have accepted the task of producing new congressional and legislative district maps should emphasize keeping people with similar interests together.
ST. PAUL (AP) — A special panel on redistricting appointed by Minnesota's Supreme Court chief justice will hold a series of public meetings to give interested people and groups a chance to be heard on the once-a-decade process of redrawing the state political map.
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