Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Letter to the Editor: Split House districts should be part of the districting debate

I’m writing to urge the 2021 North Dakota legislative districting committee to study the possibility of splitting each Senate district into two parts for seats to the state House of Representatives. This is important, because rural areas will probably be losing representation in the North Dakota Legislature due to population shifts to urban areas reflected in the 2020 census.

As an example, let’s...