Frank Davies

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The state legislature drew iron-clad congressional district boundaries to protect the current breakdown of 33 Democrats and 20 Republicans.  In the last election, not one seat changed…

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The state legislature drew iron-clad congressional district boundaries to protect the current breakdown of 33 Democrats and 20 Republicans.  In the last election, not one seat changed…

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