“The discharge petition and Schatz’s ruling against Onder’s point of order were both nuclear events. The chamber was finished at that point,” Eigel said. “We had two final choices at that point; one, filibuster for 24 hours and then likely sustain a PQ, or allow the map to come to a vote and adjourn the session.”
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The new map will be in place during the 2022 midterm elections for the congressional races.
Rep. Sara Walsh announced her congressional candidacy in July, vying for a seat left open by Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler who is running for U.S. Senate.
Missouri Senate leadership held its end-of-the-week press conference Thursday afternoon, touching on a multitude of topics.
"Fifty-one hours later, they don’t think we’re going to sit down and shut up," Sen. Bob Onder said.
In a harsh rebuke Saturday evening, Senate leadership castigated Conservative Caucus members who have held the floor in a marathon debate this week.
Congressman Billy Long came out swinging at Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler following the event.
Keep checking back here for an updated look at the congressional redistricting debate on the Senate floor.
"I think it’s time we the women of the Senate say what we want to say."
"Efforts to influence maps to benefit a particular candidacy should be avoided."