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1956: The Passage of Initiative 199
Senator Greive on the political bargaining necessary to pass the Legislature's changes to Initiative 199
Senator Hallauer on the beginnings of Initiative 199

1957: The Legislature Responds
Senator Greive talks about the process of amending Initiative 199 and legislators' concerns over losing their districts
Representative Goldsworthy comments on the redistricting battle between Greive and Gorton, calling Greive's plan "gerrymandered"
Senator Bailey explains how rural districts had to fight with urban districts for representatives

1958: Proposed Constitutional Amendment
Senator Greive discusses the lawsuit brought against the Legislature by the League of Women Voters, after the changes to Initiative 199

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