U.S. 5th Circuit sets Galveston County redistricting case appeal for May 2024

Posted on · Plaintiffs in the case are seeking rapid intervention by the U.S. Supreme Court to force the county to redraw its political map in line with the Voting Rights Act. Stephen Holmes, the county commissioner at the center of the case, is up for reelection next year.


Plaintiffs in Galveston County redistricting case seek U.S. Supreme Court intervention

Posted on · The U.S. Fifth Circuit stayed a lower court’s order that the county redraw its political maps to comply with the Voting Rights Act. The deadline is rapidly approaching for candidates to file to run for Galveston County Precinct 3 commissioner, the position at the center of the lawsuit.

Battleship Texas Docked


Battleship Texas Foundation working on agreement to relocate historic vessel to Pier 21 in Galveston

Posted on · The Battleship Texas, the last remaining battleship to be used in both World War I and World War II, previously was located at the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site in La Porte. It has been undergoing repairs in Galveston since August 2022.