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Gov. Kelly seeks nonpartisan panel after gerrymandering talk


October 9, 2020

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly on Friday called for the creation of a nonpartisan commission to handle redrawing state legislative and congressional districts after a video surfaced that shows a top Republican lawmaker discuss how gerrymandering can help oust the state's sole Democratic member of Congress.

Senate President Susan Wagle can be seen in the video talking to a conservative Wichita group in September about the importance of winning upcoming elections. She said the wins were crucial so Republicans will have the votes to override an anticipated Kelly veto of a GOP-d...

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