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 - Senate Drafts Redisf riding ' ;ST, PAUL, Minn....
Senate Drafts Redisf riding ' ;ST, PAUL, Minn. (AP)-A (AP)-A (AP)-A legislative re Apportionment bill which woutd create four elcc-lion elcc-lion elcc-lion races involving eight Senate Senate Incumbents wus up for confide confide rulion today by. the Semite tactions arid Reapportionment Committee; -s -s ,.. ; A I though ;in,il. .details of the Senate plan.. were .not made pjibllf,' It' appears there would be 13 contests ' liivolvlitg House bWrnhents, Two of the Senate races would, pit DFLers against each other, whito the other two Would 1)0 a Conservative fcfcalnst a DFIr. Con serv.i1 Ives presently control til? Senate by H bare 34-33 34-33 34-33 innrfiin. Sen. Keith Hughes, chairman of the Elections and Hciipnoir- Hciipnoir- tionment Committee, said the plan was based on a maximum population deviation from 1070 census figures of 2 per cent. The St. Cloud Conservative said the bill being drafted would have bipartisan support irt the Senate and could be acceptable acceptable to Gov, Wendell An derson. The stale constitution requires requires tliat lha 6S legislative dlslricls he reshaped after each federal census to make them roughly equal In population. Two OVh senators from Un-juth, Un-juth, Un-juth, Earl Gustafson and 'Ralph Doty, would be lliwnvn intD iho same dislritl under the Senate hill. Two other DFL 'senators, Norbert Arnold of Penality and Norman Hanson of Cromwell, also would wind up in the same noil hern Minnesota district; The third ouistatc contest is in southern Minnesota, where Conservative Sen. Carl Jensen, Slsepy Eye," and DFf, Sen Howard Olson St. James, would face an elimination contest. ' The fourth contest involving Senate incumbents' would .be. In Minneapolis' northeast, district) oitiing Assistant DFL Leader Harold Raima n gains I Con servative Roy Holsten. The bil! would add the village of St. An thony to the district, which In eludes the University Dt Min nesota area.

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  1. The Daily Journal,
  2. 20 Jul 1971, Tue,
  3. Page 14

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