The Republican-controlled Missouri State House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted on Tuesday to reject the Senate-passed redistricting plan and requested that the two chambers resolve their differences via a conference committee.
By voting to reject the Senate-passed plan, the Missouri state House also ignored the 5pm, March 29 candidate filing deadline.
Missouri’s Republican Majority state House is likely to agree to the timid Senate-passed compromise on the state’s congressional redistricting plan on Monday.
The Missouri state House stands adjourned until Monday, March 28. The filing deadline for candidates seeking to run in primaries for one of Missouri’s eight U.S. House seats is the following day, March 29.
The Missouri State Senate has passed a redistricting plan that keeps the current partisan makeup of the state’s eight congressional districts.
The current Missouri delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives consists of six Republicans and two Democrats.