Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

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August 16, 2013

House Democrats pitch their redistricting plan

FRANKFORT —

State House Democrats on Friday released their latest proposal to re-draw House legislative districts and it pits two sets of Democratic incumbents, including Majority Floor Leader Rocky Adkins and Kevin Sinnette, and two sets of Republican incumbents against each other in new districts.

Perhaps the biggest surprise is the 100th District in Boyd County that puts Adkins and Sinnette together. Sinnette lives in Ashland while Adkins has a residence in Catlettsburg in Boyd County, but calls Sandy Hook in Elliott County home.

The previous House map, offered in the 2013 General Assembly, drew the 100th in a way to split Boyd County, running from Ashland down U.S. 23 to pick up Lawrence County and leaving Adkins’ district with Elliott County and Sandy Hook and enough of Boyd County to include Catlettsburg.

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