Politics

Texas violated voting rights law during redistricting, retiring state GOP senator says in sworn court statement

A three-judge federal panel is hearing arguments in a lawsuit claiming that Texas Republicans violated the Voting Rights Act when they redrew state Senate District 10 in Tarrant County to lessen Black and Hispanic voting power.

State Sen. Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo, on the Senate floor on May 6, 2019.

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