Lawyer Normal Derek Schmidt’s place of work Friday formally asked the Kansas Supreme Court acquire up a pair of troubles to recently enacted, Republican-authored Congressional maps, just after a pair of lawsuits had been filed towards the districts earlier this week.

As section of the go, the lawyer general is inquiring the justices to dismiss the instances, arguing they are not a subject for the point out court method and insisting the troubles in the fits are without the need of merit.

The dueling lawsuits, filed Monday in Wyandotte County District Court docket, argued the maps run afoul of the Kansas Structure and the Kansas Legislature’s very own redistricting tips, precisely in how they divide the Kansas Town, Kan. metro region.

Gov. Laura Kelly vetoed the maps but the legislature properly overrode her selection previously this thirty day period.