Why Did The Supreme Court Delay Creating A Majority Black Voting District?

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court delayed a state lawsuit over redistricting, which could further erode the Voting Rights Act and disenfranchise...

2020 Census Undercounted Half A Million Texans

On Thursday, the U.S. Census Bureau said the 2020 census likely undercounted the Texas population by roughly 2 % – which is...

Court Rejects Texas’ Request to Delay Redistricting Case

On Friday morning, a three-judge panel overseeing the challenge to Texas’ redistricting maps rejected an argument from the state to stay the...

Who’s Suing Texas Over Redistricting

As sure as humidity and bluebonnets, the lawsuits against the Republican-led redistricting have begun.  Following the release of the...

The Battle Has Only Just Begun, Texas’ New Political Maps Are Being Challenged In...

This year, Republican lawmakers came up with new political maps for Texas that largely favor the GOP. Even though people of color...

Texas Districts To Get Even Less Competitive Under New Maps

Under the new district lines drawn by the Texas Legislature there is even less competition, making the already heavily gerrymandered state even...

Legal Challenges to Texas Redistricting Begin

It was always a foregone conclusion that the Republican-controlled Texas Legislature would not draw new district lines that accurately represented the increasing...

Texas House Pass Map That Shores Up Republican Majority

After nearly 15 hours of debate that ended early Wednesday morning, the Texas House passed a proposal for new political boundaries for...

New Texas District Maps Severely Underrepresent Minorities

In possibly the least surprising thing that has happened in Texas politics all year, the latest district maps drawn by Republicans based...

Lawmakers React to Unveiled Texas House and Congressional Maps

After the first draft of new district lines for the Texas House was unveiled on Thursday, there was a deluge of reactions by affected Democrat...

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