The Senate votes on a bill changing the filing date for Missouri lawmakers due to uncertainty and redistricting.
The Missouri Supreme Court earlier this month ordered further legal review of the congressional districts.
Latest legal challenge to redistricting plan.
Analysts expect quick ruling, as candidate filings begin February 28th.
The Missouri Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to consider a legal challenge over newly drawn districts for the 34-member state Senate.
The deadline to submit paperwork for getting on the primary ballot is 5 p.m. today.
Senator Jason Crowell wants to require new districts for the state Legislature to be developed during open meetings.
Democrats filed a lawsuit last month challenging the new congressional districts
League of Women Voters claims maps are unconstitutional
CHICAGO (AP) __ Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn’s office is defending the state’s new Democratic-drawn legislative district map after top Republican lawmakers sued to invalidate it. Quinn’s office said Wednesday the map for state House and […]