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The redistricting strategy for the Niagara County Legislature will be revised soon after legislators figured



The redistricting strategy for the Niagara County Legislature will be revised soon after legislators figured out Tuesday the system they accepted will not comply with state regulation.

The populations of some districts on the new map are far too large, Community Info Officer Kevin C. Schuler said.

On Oct. 27, Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a law demanding counties to draw legislative districts so that the populace of the smallest district arrives within 5% of the populace of the major district.

Some of the new Niagara County districts are as substantially as 7% much larger than the least populous district, Schuler explained.

The redistricting map authorized past month altered the boundaries of only five of the 15 County Legislature districts – two in Niagara Falls and a few in the Town of Lockport.

District populations in the prepare adopted last month variety from 13,633 to 14,635. The least populous is the 2nd District in Lewiston and Wheatfield the major is the 11th District in Pendleton and the Town and Town of Lockport.



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