Kansas Redistricting http://kcur.org en Kansas Redistricting Shakes Up Races http://kcur.org/post/kansas-redistricting-shakes-races <p>A panel of three federal judges last week issued <strong>new political maps for Kansas</strong>. New boundary lines were issued for members of Congress, the state Senate, the state House and the Kansas Board of Education.</p><p> Tue, 12 Jun 2012 15:31:24 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 19240 at http://kcur.org Kansas Redistricting Shakes Up Races Last-Minute Filing Scramble In Kansas Draws To A Close http://kcur.org/post/last-minute-filing-scramble-kansas-draws-close <p>The Kansas Secretary of State officially brought a chaotic filing period to an end today at noon.</p><p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 20:25:26 +0000 Laura Ziegler 19194 at http://kcur.org Last-Minute Filing Scramble In Kansas Draws To A Close Redrawn District Adds To Animal Lab Concerns http://kcur.org/post/redrawn-district-adds-animal-lab-concerns <p>The beleaguered National Bio and Agro-Defense facility could face yet more challenges as a result of new congressional parameters released today by a three-judge panel. The federal judges expanded the 1st Congressional District to include Manhattan, home to Kansas State University and the proposed animal disease research facility.</p> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 18:57:32 +0000 Laura Ziegler 19084 at http://kcur.org Redrawn District Adds To Animal Lab Concerns Kansas Redistricting Maps Spark Huge Political Shake-Up http://kcur.org/post/kansas-redistricting-maps-spark-huge-political-shake <p>A three-judge panel set new electoral maps for Kansas&#39; congressional, state House, state Senate and Board of Education districts in a ruling last night, <a href="http://midwestdemocracy.com/articles/federal-judges-impose-new-kansas-political-lines/" target="_blank">according to the <em>Kansas City Star</em> / AP</a>.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 15:52:58 +0000 Sylvia Maria Gross & Frank Morris 19065 at http://kcur.org Kansas Redistricting Maps Spark Huge Political Shake-Up Everything You Need To Know About Kansas Redistricting http://kcur.org/post/everything-you-need-know-about-kansas-redistricting <p>Last week, the Kansas legislature adjourned after a tumultuous year. Lawmakers passed Governor Sam Brownback's dramatic tax cut plan, which could reduce the state budget by more than 2 billion dollars over the next five years. What they didn't do is set new geographic boundaries for congressional representatives, the state Senate, the state House and the Board of Education.</p> Mon, 04 Jun 2012 21:19:40 +0000 Sylvia Maria Gross 18806 at http://kcur.org Everything You Need To Know About Kansas Redistricting Kansas Begins Redistricing Process http://kcur.org/post/kansas-begins-redistricing-process <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d02fc4829d3-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d02fc4829d3-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d02fc4829d3-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-875269.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas lawmakers are starting the years-long task of redrawing the lines for both national and state political offices. An advisory group began meeting this week in Topeka to look at the redistricting process.</p> Fri, 11 Dec 2009 12:29:13 +0000 Stephen Koranda 6061 at http://kcur.org