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Marion County Proposes
New District Lines
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From the Jan. 26, 2022 issue
of The Journal

   As reported earlier by The Journal, the population of Marion County shrunk considerably over the last decade, according to the official figures from the 2020 Census. As a result, the local governmental bodies were required by law to review the district lines used in elections to ensure that each district will still be represented appropriately.
   The 2010 Census reported that Marion County had 8,742 residents. That figure fell by 1,244 (almost 15%) to 7,498 in the 2020 Census.
   The Marion County Commission and the Marion County Board of Education met in a specially called joint meeting ...
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