UPDATED: Congressional map challenged in court


The civic engagement group Loud Light and a handful of Wyandotte County and Lawrence residents filed a lawsuit Monday challenging the state's new congressional districts, contending they help Republicans at the expense of minority voters.

The plaintiffs argue that the Republican map gerrymanders the state in their favor by splitting up Wyandotte and Douglas counties, the state’s two Democratic strongholds with large concentrations of minority . . .


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