Senate passes new congressional districts


The Kansas Senate on Friday approved a new set of congressional boundaries that gives Democratic Congresswoman Sharice Davids new Republican territory and divides up the Kansas City area between two congressional districts.

The new congressional map - approved three days after it was first introduced - was hotly contested because of how the process unfolded so swiftly and the potential impact it could have on the voting power of Hispanic and Black voters.

The map passed on a SSJ

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