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Redistricting hearing scheduled for St. Louis

April 16, 2001
By: Michelle Wirth
State Capital Bureau

Get your pencils ready, Missouri lawmakers want your input on drawing the lines that can determine who'll be elected. Michelle Wirth has more from Jefferson City.

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Lawmakers will hold a series of public hearings on congressional redistricting, including one in St. Louis. While debate over redistricting is expected to heat up, John Hancock of the Missouri Republican party says the first meetings ran pretty smoothly.

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Contents: I thought that the commission meetings were very congenial and off to a good start.

Hancock says he's concerned that not all the Republican seats on the commissions have been filled. The St. Louis meeting will take place at 7:00 pm on Thursday at Forest Park Community College. For KMOX News, I'm Michelle Wirth.