Pierce County Districting: Would a change in the numbers designating two districts solve an incumbency problem?

Peter Callaghan, TNT | 7-05-2011
There’s an idea floating around the fairly small circle of Pierce County Districting Committee followers that might either be a simple fix to a thorny problem or a controversial blending of politics and map making.

What if the five-member districting committee took the final map submitted by Districting Master Steven Garrett and switched the name of two districts? That is, what if they changed the proposed 7th District to “4th District” and the proposed 4th district to “7th District ……Read More