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Three more public meetings set on Senate districts

Saturday, February 18, 2012 | 6:15 p.m. CST

JEFFERSON CITY— A bipartisan commission now responsible for drawing new state Senate districts has scheduled three public meetings.

The commission met Saturday at the state Capitol and said in a statement that it's holding additional public meetings Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. There is a rush to draw new districts because candidates currently start filing for next year's elections on Feb. 28.

Senators tried to create additional breathing room by approving legislation that would delay the start of candidate filing until March 27. The measure passed the Senate 34-0 and has moved to the House.

Additional public hearings will be held Sunday in Jefferson City, Monday in Kansas City and Tuesday in St. Louis.


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