1. Western Nebraska Redistricting Lines Could Grow Larger

    As the population migrates to Eastern Nebraska - Western Nebraska redistricting lines could grow larger.
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    1. Areas:

      Central Nebraska, Lincoln, Northeast Nebraska, Omaha, Southeast Nebraska, Western Nebraska
    2. Industries:

      Agriculture, Education, Manufacturing
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    1. Fortunately, we've seen growth in Nebraska.
    2. The rural population is decreasing.
    3. Our districts are based on population so we have to make the district as large enough to pack up enough population to match the Western districts. Unfortunately, it'll make it get bigger and nobody likes that. It's more ground to cover, there's more disconnected people from their elected official.
    4. Half of Sarpy County, the Western half will have to go the Douglas County area to be part of the 2nd congressional district. The Bellevue area is going to join the First District.
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