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Former Local Lawmaker Lyle Hillyard Named To Utah's 2021 Independent Redistricting Commission

As a result of the 2018 ballot initiative Proposition 4 to address gerrymandering in the state, the 2021 Independent Redistricting Commission was announced on Monday.

Lyle Hillyard, a former state senator from Cache County, was included in the seven-person list after being nominated by Senate President J. Stuart Adams, according to a press release sent Monday.


“No matter how we do it, there’s going to be criticism,” he told The Herald Journal. Read the rest of the story on


This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.