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With a shift in population during the past 10 years, the Lamesa school district has begun the process of adjusting its five voting districts for school board elections.David Backus, an attorney with the Underwood Law Firm, told school board members during a special meeting Tuesday that the variation in the populations of the five districts exceeds recommended levels.“We are going to have to redistrict,” Backus said.Following the U.S. Census conducted every 10 years, entities such as the school are required to look at their election districts to ensure each district provides the residents with fairly equal representation.Redistricting, the process of ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

P.O. Box 710
Lamesa, TX 79331