GOP plan includes three east-west congressional districts
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota House Republicans propose three mostly rural congressional districts that stretch east to west across the state.
The northern and southern districts each would contain 23 counties, with one across central Minnesota, except for the Twin Cities area, including 22 counties.
The northern two districts are dramatic changes from current U.S. House lines, and Democrats said Republicans lump together too many dissimilar Minnesotans in the mega districts.
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