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State redistricting plan moves Russett, Maryland City out of District 21

Russett and Maryland City will move from legislative District 21 to District 32 if a state redistricting plan created by the Governor's Redistricting Advisory Committee is adopted — and residents have no problem with that.

"I think it's fabulous," said Russett resident Devin Tucker, who ran unsuccessfully against the District 21 incumbent delegates in 2010.

The committee released its plan — which redraws the state legislative district boundaries to reflect changes in population over the past decade — late Friday, Dec. 16.

A public hearing on the committee's plan will be held Thursday, Dec. 22, in Annapolis. Gov. Martin O'Malley, a Democrat,...