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Monday, June 10th, 2013

Redistricting is harder than it looked

The Texas Legislature’s redistricting mission was supposed to be easy-peasy: Zip in for a special session, ratify the court-drawn maps used as a stopgap in the 2012 elections, close the legislative books and go home.

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

Updated: Narvaiz says CD-35 campaign still on

A panel of three federal judges in San Antonio proposed new congressional districts for Texas today. The map is a proposal; the court is seeking comments from the parties by noon Friday.

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

Federal judges will draw new political maps

Next year's congressional and legislative elections in Texas will probably be conducted using political maps drawn by federal judges instead of those drawn by lawmakers.