Posted on · Judge Jeffrey Brown ordered the county to adopt a “least changes” political map, which preserves the nonwhite voting majority in the County Commissioner Precinct 3.
Posted on · The clarification from Chief Circuit Judge Priscilla Richman comes two days after the appeals court agreed to rehear Petteway v. Galveston County next May.
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.
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.
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.
Posted on · The annual event that draws in around 500,000 bikers a year has drawn a reputation associated with an uptick in crime.