Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Wednesday, 27 August 2014
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
 
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports
Redistricting Trial Concludes
05/31/2012

The fate of political boundaries in Kansas is now in the hands of three federal judges who will digest two days of testimony and draw new maps.
 
     Attorneys for elected officials, business leaders and residents completed closing arguments Wednesday in the trial over redistricting.
 
     The judges gave no hint how they would draw the boundaries, but did suggest they would be holding themselves to a higher standard for population deviation among the districts.
 
     Evidence presented at the trial showed that courts have traditionally deviated from optimum district sizes by plus or minus 2 percent of the ideal population.
 
     Redistricting was handed to the federal court because Kansas lawmakers failed to approve new maps for legislative, State Board of Education and U.S. House districts.

 

© Associated Press
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Liberal Police Arrest Burglary Suspects
Guymon Home Lost To Fire
USD 480 To Release Early August 29th
KDOT Secretary King Announces Highway Projects
EDGAR CRUZ, SET TO PERFORM LIVE AT DINNER ON THE LAKE IN GUYMON SEPTEMBER 13TH
Russell Hasenbank Gets County Attorney Nod
Save The Date For SCCC/ATS Foundation Auction
Hugoton Brings in Old New Guy  
SWH Coach Appreciates Attitude of Mustangs  
Texas County Voters Can View Sample Ballots Online
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Elkhart Leans on Line  
Saints Coaches Put on Ice Monday
Seward's Silva Wins First Jayhawk West Award
Yucca Ridge Announces Open Winner
Local Director Sets Auditions For Seventh Movie
Hugoton FFA Chapter Attends State Conference for Chapter Leaders
Tuesday's Mud Routes
Russell Hasenbank Gets County Attorney Nod
SCCC/ATS Offers "Workplace Etiquette" Seminars
LHS Offers All Sports Pass and Football Season Tickets
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Emergency Alert Hanbook

©2014 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group