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Byline: Gilbert Gallegos GGALLEGOS@ABQTRIB.COM / 823-3670
SANTA FE A handful of Albuquerque legislators got the message loud and clear: Someone will lose when the redistricting dust settles.
The legislators who represent nine House districts clustered in the middle of Albuquerque knew they were in trouble coming in to Monday's first meeting of the Legislature's redistricting committee.
Demographer Brian Sanderoff had been warning for months that Albuquerque's midsection, an area that includes most of the Northeast and Southeast Heights, saw little or no population growth compared with the rest of the state during the past decade.
In politics, that translates into one or two incumbents who will get their districts stripped from them so that the bulging …