Once again we share a look at a political anti-climax and a great deal of political hype that added up to very little real life change.
Accordingly . . .
Political pundits and social media hacks stand corrected . . . Congressman Cleaver escaped any GOP push back and it seems like his power will be further consolidated by way of new maps.
Here's the upshot . . .
"The 5th district, currently held by Democratic Rep. Emanuel Cleaver would become more compact, focusing on much of Jackson and some of Clay counties, if the plans are approved."
Even worse for our conservative pals . . . I don't think Jacob Turk is running this year and there really isn't any serious challenger out there . . .
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news links . . .
by: AP Wire, Makenzie Koch Posted: / Updated: JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Republican-led commissions responsible for redrawing Missouri's congressional districts on Thursday proposed new boundaries. GOP lawmakers released redrawn maps for the state's eight U.S. House districts. Here are some of the major changes in the Kansas City area: The 5th district, currently held by Democratic Rep.
JEFFERSON CITY - The Missouri House Special Committee on Redistricting and Senate Select Committee on Redistricting released proposed changes to Missouri's congressional map. The new map is treated as a legislative bill and was filed as HB 2117 by Rep. Dan Shaul. The map must be approved by both the Missouri House of Representatives and the Senate.
The head of a House committee tasked with redrawing Missouri's eight congressional districts presented a map that would makeRep.Ann Wagner's district safer - while keeping a Kansas City-based district reliably Democratic. If the General Assembly follows through with Rep. Dan Shaul's plan, Missouri would be set up to send six Republicans and two Democrats to the U.S.
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