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House Panel Approves New Congressional Map

Buckhead would be split among two districts under the plan

House Panel Approves New Congressional Map

A Georgia House committee has approved a new congressional district map that removes areas of Buckhead from U.S. Rep. John Lewis' 5th District, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

Buckhead state Rep. Edward Lindsey responded to Lewis' objections to the new district setup, which gives incumbent Republican Rep. Phil Gingrey's 11th District a significant portion of Buckhead, the newspaper reported. 

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