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Texas Redistricting


Saturday, December 10th, 2011

Supreme Court freezes Texas election maps

In a late Friday afternoon order, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the use of court-drawn maps for legislative and congressional districts in Texas, telling the lawyers involved to be ready for oral arguments next month.

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.