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How Kansas senators voted on abortion override attempt

From the Associated Press

TOPEKA — The 26-14 vote Wednesday by which the Senate failed to override Gov. Mark Parkinson’s veto of a bill rewriting state laws restricting late-term abortions.

A “yes” vote was to override the veto and enact the bill into law. A “no” vote was to sustain the veto.

A two-thirds majority, or 27 of 40 votes, was required to override the veto.

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