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Redistricting begins, with big implications for shrinking Memphis

The population of Memphis declined since the last Census, meaning the city is likely to lose representation in the General Assembly

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 08, 2021 4:41 PM CT | Published: September 08, 2021 4:40 PM CT

The redistricting process formally began Wednesday, Sept. 8, with a bipartisan state House committee hearing public input and approving guidelines. Memphis is likely to lose seats in the General Assembly.

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Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter. He came to Tennessee from Maryland where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a Master of Journalism degree from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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