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Jefferson County Commission working on redistricting

AL.com reports: Jefferson County Commissioners have been quietly redrawing their district lines in a move that could determine who gets a seat on the commission when elections are held in two years. ...

Barry Stephenson, chairman of the county's Board of Registrars, said the census figures show the population in Birmingham's Districts 1 and 2 has fallen and the population in Districts 3,4,5 has increased over the past decade. ...

Districts One and Two, mostly Democrat and made up primarily of Birmingham, have to gain several thousands in population and the districts represented by the Republicans have to lose populations. -- Read the whole story --> Jefferson County commissioners quietly meeting to redraw district lines | al.com

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