Progress report and more reaction to voting gamesmanship in Kansas . . .
Here's the conservative smack-down following a surprising bit of unanimity . . . Along with the Democratic Party reaction . . .
In a move disappointing to Kansas Democrats, the House voted 85-37 to override the Governor’s veto of the redistricting map some have called gerrymandered.
“I’m disappointed in my colleagues and I’m frustrated by the lack of accountability and transparency throughout this entire process, from start to finish,” said House Democratic Leader Tom Sawyer. “The public could not have been more clear. They repeatedly demanded -- through email, through phone calls, and even in-person at town halls -- that the redistricting maps be constitutional, just, and fair.”
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- The Kansas House voted to override Governor Laura Kelly's veto of the contested Ad Astra 2 map on Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 9. In a move disappointing to Kansas Democrats, the House voted 85-37 to override the Governor's veto of the redistricting map some have called gerrymandered.
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas House voted Wednesday to override Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's veto of a controversial congressional redistricting plan, which means the map is approved and is likely headed for a court challenge. The vote in the House followed an override in the Senate and was the last step needed to bypass the veto and overcome Democratic opposition to the plan.
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