www.mozilla.com Weather Central
Voices
Headlines

Cousin Eddie's Coolidge -4/19/2014, 6:43 PM

Possibility of grade-school art cutback prompts concern -4/19/2014, 5:40 PM

Goddard City Council to vote on swimming pool complex -4/19/2014, 5:40 PM

Downtown Bike Station will help encourage more people to ride -4/19/2014, 5:40 PM

Wicked ghost town saloon turned into Coolidge bed and breakfast -4/19/2014, 5:40 PM

Two plead in connection with murder -4/19/2014, 5:40 PM

Salina man who collected child porn placed on probation -4/19/2014, 5:40 PM

State's unemployment rate sticks at 4.9 percent -4/17/2014, 4:39 PM

Couple likes 'doing our own thing' as Icon owners -4/17/2014, 4:39 PM

Airport authority may reduce mill levy -4/17/2014, 3:36 PM

Dole reflects on politics today ahead of Kansas tour -4/17/2014, 3:36 PM

City staff continues to explore role of aquifer project -4/17/2014, 3:36 PM

Environmental studies major to be offered at Kansas Wesleyan -4/17/2014, 3:36 PM

myTown Calendar

SPOTLIGHT
[var top_story_head]

Kan. officials expecting scramble by candidates

Published on -6/11/2012, 7:32 AM

Printer-friendly version
E-Mail This Story

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Kansas officials were expecting a scramble by candidates for office in the final hours before filing ends.

The filing deadline is noon Monday-- less than four days after three federal judges redrew the state's political boundaries.

The judges ruled last week in a federal lawsuit over the Legislature's failure this year to adjust congressional, legislative and State Board of Education districts to account for population shifts over the past decade.

The ruling reset the state's political landscape. It created four newly open state Senate seats, out of 40. In the House, 25 of the 125 seats have no candidates.

The judges also paired dozens of incumbent lawmakers in four Senate districts and 21 House districts. The judges even created two House districts with three incumbents each.

digg delicious facebook stumbleupon google Newsvine
More News and Photos

Associated Press Videos