Supreme Court Decision Could Strike Texas Gerrymandered Maps

In a surprise win for voting rights activists, the U.S. Supreme Court breathed new life into the Civil Rights Act and may have paved...

Abbott’s Folly: How His Hardnose Voting Fight Could Cost Him Redistricting

Enough Texas Democrats have fled the state that the Texas House of Representatives cannot legally form a quorum or pass any laws, which has...

The Redistricting Fight Begins

The 2022 midterm elections are likely to be an absolute bloodbath. Not only do Democrats hold very slim majorities in both chambers, but entire...

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 Texans of...

Civil Rights Group Gets A Win In Redistricting Case

The fight over the state’s controversial congressional redistricting maps continues – and still has a long way to go. Broad efforts are underway to...

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 itself along...

Winners and Losers of Redistricting So Far

The first maps from the redistricting efforts have been released, and as expected they heavily favor Republicans. Here’s a list of winners and losers...

Does Texas Need an Independent Redistricting Commission?

Texas is due to redraw congressional districts this year once the census report is finished being processed, though it’s likely that won’t happen until...

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 on the...

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 the equivalent...
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