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5 big questions about the redistricting session

5 big questions about the redistricting session

With the third special session of 2021 getting underway tomorrow, Texas politics is again heating up to a boiling point. This set of maps may determine the fate of our district lines for the next decade, and we’re expecting a busy session. We’ve begun to see glimpses...

How will Republicans gerrymander Texas?

As congressional districts are redrawn after the 2020 census, Texas will once again have a Republican trifecta creating the map. The GOP has used gerrymandering before and with the Democrats retaining only a slim majority in the House, they will most certainly do so...

Redistricting in Texas delayed by late Census data

A Census Bureau official on Wednesday announced that data used to apportion seats and draw state and federal district lines has been delayed. The delivery of apportionment data, which determines how many House seats Texas will gain, has been delayed until April 30. It...

Op-Ed: The redistricting fight is far from over

It’s no secret that the results in down-ballot races didn’t quite mirror the success that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris had for their party at the top of the ticket. But far too many political reporters and pundits view the lack of gains in the 2020 election as a death...