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Splitting Havre, splitting counties top issues at apportionment meeting

A commission listened to people from a packed house during a districting and apportionment hearing in Havre Tuesday. One group supporting one plan proposed by the commission and most of the rest supporting virtually anything else.

The Districting and Apportionment Commission tasked with drawing new state legislative boundaries met at Havre City Hall, with the city court and council chambers near standing-room-only for more than an hour as people testified.

A key issue at the hearing, basically set on party lines, was whether Havre should be set as a single legislative district or its populatio...


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