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Doc says farewell as representative of county


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A LONG RUN: Having represented Klickitat County since 1995, Rep. Doc Hastings will no longer do so after Jan 3, 2013.

The Sentinel received the following message Thursday from U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings. Hastings had represented Klickitat County is the U.S. House of Representatives since 1995 until redistricting this year put the county in a new congressional district. This message was asked to be shared with the citizens of both Klickitat and Skamania counties.

Dear Residents of Klickitat and Skamania Counties,

As you likely noticed on your ballots last month, I will no longer have the opportunity to represent you in Congress come Jan. 1.

This is certainly through no choice of my own. The U.S. Constitution requires a census to be taken every ten years to ensure that congressional districts remain roughly eq...

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