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4-District Iowa: Minimizing Population Variance

(An interesting map that would pit Latham against Braley rather than Boswell. - promoted by desmoinesdem)

County-level population numbers from the 2010 Census came out a couple days ago, and I've been trying to draw a map aimed at getting the population of each district as close to the ideal of 761,589 as possible while still retaining some degree of compactness. (Obviously, more compact districts could be drawn if one is willing to have a greater degree of variance in population.)  Here's the best I've done so far:

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