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The 1980s: 1981

Governor John Spellman

Portrait of Governor John Spellman
Governor John Spellman faced heavy pressure from members of Wahsington's congressional delegation who opposed the 1981 redistricting plan passed by the Legislature. Spellman vetoed the measure and asked legislators to revise congressional district boundaries, but he allowed the newly drawn legislative districts to stand.

* Photograph provided by the Washington State Archives


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