Brad Shannon and Jordan Schrader of The Olympian report,
“Thurston County faces big changes; congressional and legislative districts must be resized into equally populated zones. U.S. Rep. Adam Smiths 9th District runs from Tukwila to Lacey along Interstate 5 and could be pulled north or south, depending where the new district is placed.
Its a jigsaw puzzle that the two Democrats and two Republicans appointed to the citizen-led Redistricting Commission are just beginning to study as they gear up for formal work later in March.
Let the guessing begin.”