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Census information from 1980 and changes in demographics caused some counties to reestablish voting districts. Commissioner elections vary between the counties with 35 counties requiring commissioners to live in the district they are elected. The other 56 counties allow any resident of the county to be elected regardless of whether they live in the specific district.
Rapid expansion of cable service in the 1980s grappled with the problem of supplying rural areas with this service. Moving into areas outside of towns and cities presented new legal problems considering differences between town and county cable companies. Reviewed are changes in technology to extend services, demographic shifts prompting the demand, and distinguishing legal issues created by new markets.