After falling short the first time, Kansas Senate overrides governor’s veto of redistricting map

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The Kansas Senate override advances the map to the House. An override in that chamber would put the controversial redistricting plan into effect. Senate President Ty Masterson, above, called for reconsidering the vote to give it a second chance in the chamber. File image.

By Stephen Koranda 

A last-ditch effort to override the governor’s veto of a controversial congressional redistricting plan succeeded in the Kansas Senate Tuesday, setting up a high-stakes vote in the House to put the map into effect.