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Districting commission takes an initial look at public-proposed U.S. House district maps

Hundreds of prospective maps have been filed during an initial public comment period as the group responsible for dividing Montana into two congressional districts gets to work.

HELENA - The commission tasked with dividing Montana into two U.S. House districts for the first time since the 1980s asked the public for input last month. Montanans responded with an earful, submitting 231 proposed maps, some of them duplicates, and more than a hundred pages of written comment as of an initial deadline this week.

The proposals are, literally, all over the map. They include effor...


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