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Final Map For Montana’s New Congressional Districts To Be Selected This Week

Map selection for Montana’s congressional districts is coming down to the wire. Of the nine map finalists receiving public comment currently the only maps producing a politically competitive western district put Gallatin County entirely in the west with the eastern district in every scenario being solidly Republican. The Districting and Apport...

Montana’s New Congressional Districts Nearing Final Mapping

Nine maps have made the final cut in the process to designate two Montana congressional districts. On Voices of Montana District and Apportionment Commission Member Dan Stusek said the map chosen must meet four criteria set out in the Montana and the U.S. Constitutions.

Districting & Apportionment Commission Holds Public Meeting

During a state Districting and Apportionment Commission meeting Thursday witnesses spoke for nearly five hours and were sharply divided on how to draw political districts. Ideas were debated like whether it made sense to assure state legislative districts were competitive or that wherever possible communities not have to share a politician wit...

Montana Districting Committee To Meet Today

The ground rules for drawing Montana’s new second congressional district will be settled Friday but not before the public has a final chance to weigh in with several hours of live comments expected this afternoon. Tom Lutey of the Billings Gazette reports there are 161 emails already with advice to Montana’s Districting and Apportionment Commi...