Redrawing districts isn’t an easy task

BY WAYNE GREENE - Tulsa World Published: May 8, 2011
TULSA — Ten years ago, Rep. Ron Peters, R-Tulsa, was a freshman legislator and a member of the minority party.

When it came time to redraw legislative districts to adjust for the 2000 Census numbers, the Democratic leadership asked him what three precincts he most wanted to keep in his district and what three precincts he most wanted to get rid of.

“Being in the...

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