Posted on · The lawsuit, which a judge has combined with a similar suit by Latino and Black voters, will go to trial at the end of September, too late to affect this year’s midterm elections.
Posted on · Hunt has been endorsed by national Republicans -- including former President Donald Trump -- but must defeat a nine-member field to claim the Republican party’s nomination in this safe GOP district. At least one rival, Mark Ramsey, could give him serious trouble.
Posted on · The proposed maps would reshape the 18th and 9th Congressional Districts, leading Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee and Congressman Al Green to argue they’re being forced to run against each other.
Posted on · Shelby County v. Holder nullified the preclearance requirements of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.
Posted on · Lawmakers will use sophisticated mapping software to help them draw districts, with data due out from the U.S. Census Bureau on April 1
Posted on · Republican lawmakers will be loath to give up mapmaking power. But they may be more flexible if they lose control of the House of Representatives, say experts.
Posted on · The party that runs the House after 2020 will literally redraw the landscape of Texas politics for the next decade.
Posted on · Lawmakers must draw new district lines during the 2021 legislative session, following the next Census.
Posted on · Democrats hope to flip House District 28, formerly held by Republican State Rep. John Zerwas.
Posted on · Democrats only need to win a net nine seats to retake control of the state House of Representatives.
Posted on · Poe has represented Texas’ 2nd Congressional District since 2005. He announced his retirement in November.
Posted on · As the week-long trial on Texas' redistricting battle nears its finish line, testimony Wednesday washed the 2013 Legislature — the body of lawmakers who adopted the court-drawn state House and congressional maps still in place — back to shore.
Posted on · As a part of a week-long court battle over the state's political maps, minority rights groups on Monday focused on the discriminatory impact of the Texas House map.
Posted on · The outcome of the Wisconsin case could affect Texas, where federal judges have ruled legislative maps violate the rights of minority voters.