Fair Maps: Lawmakers ask community for input on Rutherford County needs, new political districts

A tell tale sign of gerrymandering? Split cities.

Current state House of Representatives districts: In 2011, mapmakers split the city of Murfreesboro four ways. La Vergne and Smyrna were also split two ways. In 2021, mapmakers will be adding a full state House seat within the Rutherford County border.
Current state Senate districts: The ideal Tennessee Senate district has a population of 209,419. At a population of 341,486, Rutherford County qualifies for 1.6 seats in the state Senate. This means the county will be paired with a neighboring county to complete a full district. Are these rural counties still the best match for Rutherford?

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