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Election at-large best for now

The question of whether we should elect our commissioners by district came up during the candidates' forum on Tuesday night.

It's raised every now and again when people in a particular region feel they're not getting enough out of the commissioner who happens to live in their district.

Officially, Douglas thinks it's important that commissioners don't all come from the most populous portions of the county. If we didn't have different districts, every commissioner would live in the center of the Valley.

Because of districting, there's some flavor from a variety of the county's communities.

However, it's not so important …

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The Record Courier Updated May 3, 2012 04:00PM Published May 3, 2012 03:59PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.