Redistricting commission begins drawing new districts for South Central, Southeast regions

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Posted at 9:31 AM, Aug 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-20 09:31:34-04

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan’s redistricting commission began its tangible work Friday after previously approving a mapping process and schedule to complete its work by the end of the year.

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Commission members began drawing state senate districts for the South Central and Southeast regions during their work session that began at 9 a.m.

Southeast represents Hillsdale, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe and Washtenaw counties.