redistricting

Due to redistricting, all five Chisago County Commissioner districts are up for re-election this coming fall. When the filing period ended Tuesday, June 5, the following had filed as candidates: District I: Lora Walker (I), Lyle Johnson, Darrel Trulson District II: Rick Greene (I) District II: George McMahon (I), Curt Flug District IV: Ben Montzka [...]

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By Derrick Knutson Some say inaction is a type of action. If that’s the case, there was a whole lot of action at the Chisago County Board meeting April 18 when it came time to make a decision about redistricting the county. Following the U.S. Census every 10 years, new legislative lines need to be [...]

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By Derrick Knutson At the beginning of the Chisago County board’s worksession on redistricting Wednesday night six options for new districts were on the table for commissioners to consider. By the end of the meeting the board had pared that number to two. County Auditor Dennis Freed passed out a packet of maps to board [...]

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By Derrick Knutson There might not be as much hubbub in Chisago County about redistricting as there has been recently regarding U.S. Congresswoman Michele Bachmann’s 6th District, but changes are likely going to be made to boundaries within the county, which could result in politicians representing different areas. A special election panel issued redistricting maps [...]

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