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Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Feds approve county’s redistricting map

The Department of Justice has approved Hays County’s redistricting plan, which will take effect Jan. 1, 2012.

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Texas seeks clearance for redistricting maps

Texas bypassed the Obama administration's Department of Justice on Tuesday, opting to ask a panel of federal judges in Washington, D.C., to review the state's new maps for congressional, legislative and State Board of Education districts.