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Submitted graphic This map shows the proposed redistricting of Minnesota. East Otter Tail County would remain in the 7th District, but its current representative - Collin Peterson - would live in the 8th District.

Cravaak in, Peterson out under GOP redistricting plan

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It appears none of Minnesota's U.S. House members would compete against each other in a Republican-controlled state House's attempt to redraw congressional lines, which creates a massive district across northern Minnesota.


The new 8th Congressional District would stretch from Moorhead to Cloquet, with the line dipping south to cut Mille Lacs Lake in half. It would encompass 23 counties, including Becker, where U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson lives.

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