Kansas Supreme Court : What is a ‘valid’ election map?

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The Kansas Supreme Court on Monday wrestled with how it can determine whether the state's new election districts for the Legislature are "valid" under the state constitution.

The constitution requires that the Supreme Court determine whether the new maps are valid, but the justices searched for how that can be defined as it weighs in on the new election districts for the House and Senate.

It was the first of two hearings on redistricting that were set before the Supreme Court on Monday. A second hearing on the congressional maps was underway Monday afternoon.

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