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GOP undoes veto of Kansas map hurting Democrat; courts next


February 9, 2022

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican legislators in Kansas on Wednesday overrode the Democratic governor's veto of a redistricting plan that politically hurts the state's only Democrat in Congress, likely plunging Kansas into a national legal brawl amid the contest for control of the U.S. House.

Prominent Democratic attorney Marc Elias, who has pursued lawsuits in states including Georgia, North Carolina and Ohio, tweeted: "Kansas will be sued."

The 85-37 vote in the Kansas House overturned Gov. Laura Kelly's veto of a map that splits the state's side of the Kansas City area between two distri...

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