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Drawing the lines


It might seem simple enough to look at census figures and draw a few lines on Minnesota’s map, but the men and women charged with that task will tell you it’s anything but easy.

Four of those who’ve been involved in the process were speakers at Wednesday’s forum on redistricting and reapportionment. The forum was sponsored by the Gordon Rosenmeier Center for State and Local Government at Central Lakes College and was conducted at the college’s Chalberg Theatre.

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Mike O'Rourke
Mike O'Rourke began his career at the Brainerd Dispatch in 1978 as a general assignment reporter. He was named city editor in 1981 and associate editor in 1999. He covers politics and writes features and editorials.
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