Kansas Senate approves congressional map that splits KC metro — Here’s what it looks like

Kansas redistricting

The "Ad Astra" redistricting plan now goes to the Kansas House for debate. The plan puts part of Wyandotte County in Kansas's 2nd Congressional District, keeping the rest of the county with Johnson County and three other mostly rural counties in the 3rd District. File image.

By Noah Taborda

Kansas Republican senators over the course of a three-hour debate Friday countered criticisms of their plan for the state’s congressional district boundaries, passing the controversial “Ad Astra” map.