Albany, NY (WBNG Binghamton) The proposed changes in boundaries for New York's Senate and Assembly districts include a few changes in the Southern Tier.
One change will affect Assembly district numbers.
The 107th Assembly District currently represented by Republican Clifford Crouch will become the 122nd Assembly District.
The 126th Assembly District represented by Democrat Donna Lupardo will become the 123rd Assembly District.
Crouch says a shift in the boundaries would tighten his district.
The district would lose about half the towns he used to represent in eastern Delaware County, while picking up four towns in Otsego County and a few more in northern Broome County.
There's no change in Lupardo's current district which covers the Towns of Union, Vestal and city of Binghamton.
"My district has always made a lot of sense and even some of the good government groups who suggested alternatives thought my district ought to stay the same just because of the like-interests here. It just works." said Lupardo.
The 52nd Senate District represented by Republican Thomas Libous remains the same.
The 51st Senate District represented by Republican James Seward lost Greene County but gained a good portion of northern Delaware County.
A spokesperson for Seward says he feels the district will still largely represent areas which have similar concerns.
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Lupardo says, "There will be public hearings, the Legislature will have to vote, of course the Governor ultimately has to sign off the plan," she explained.
To see the public hearing schedule, Click Here.