Tags:FROM THE SMOKY MOUNTAIN NEWS
"Redistricting to grow mountain districts"
by Colby Dunn
Haywood County is a split county in both chambers represented by two different legislators. But now, there’s a move afoot to pull it back into a single district. Anyone putting pencil to paper to do the math, however, has realized it simply might not be possible.Read the full article
This year, Haywood County’s Republican Party is lobbying for the county to be returned to one district, arguing that two house and two senate districts are confusing to voters and dilute the county’s legislative influence. ...