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Alexa Ura is an associate editor and reporter at The Texas Tribune.

Texas’ New House Map Challenged in State Court, Expanding Redistricting Fight

Opening a second front in widening legal wars over redistricting, a coalition of mostly Hispanic, Democratic members of the Texas House Wednesday...

Republicans Say Texas’ New Political Maps Are “Race Blind.” to Some Voters of Color,...

As they devised political maps to maximize their hold on power for another decade, Texas Republicans laid the foundation for a crucial...

Texas Congressional Map Heads Into Last-minute Negotiations As Democrats Decry Shortage of Hispanic Representation

Though people of color drove nearly all of Texas’ population gains in the last decade, the proposed map gives white voters control...

With Surgical Precision, Republicans Draw Two Congressional Districts That Dilute Power of Hispanic and...

The intensity with which Texas Republicans are struggling against demographic tides as they redraw the state's congressional districts can best be seen...

Texas Appears to Be Paying a Secretive Republican Political Operative $120,000 Annually to Work...

A Republican redistricting operative whose clandestine work helped drag Wisconsin into a legal morass last decade appears to now be on the...

Texas Must Pay $6.8 Million in Legal Fees to Parties Who Challenged Voter Id...

Texas remains responsible for nearly $6.8 million in legal fees and costs owed to the collection of parties who sued over its...

Before the Legislation Is Even Signed, Texas’ New Voting Rules Are Challenged in Two...

The top elections official in Harris County and a host of organizations that serve Texans of color and Texans with disabilities have...

Texas Senate Pushes Hastily Conjured Bill Allowing Party Officials to Trigger Audits of 2020...

Fresh off their success passing legislation to tighten Texas voting laws, Republicans in the Texas Senate are working to hastily push through...

Texas House passes new voting restrictions as Democratic hopes of killing the legislation wane

After months of drama and political resistance, the curtain has lowered on Democratic attempts to stave off a far-reaching rewrite of the...

Texas House Committee Again Passes the Voting Restrictions Bill That Instigated Democratic Quorum Break

A Texas House committee on Monday advanced the GOP-backed voting restrictions bill that first prompted Democrats to stall legislative work during a...

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