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Texas Gerrymandering

Texas GOP Official Acknowledges Republicans Gerrymandered To Hurt Democrats

The Huffington Post | Katie Burkhart | Posted 08.15.2013 | Politics

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) explicitly referenced Texas Republicans' gerrymandering tactics in a court brief earlier this month, acknowledg...

The Supreme Court and the Texas Gerrymander

Lou Dubose | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics
Lou Dubose

When the Court ruled in favor of the State of Texas and ordered a three-judge panel in San Antonio to redraw maps they had drawn in November, did nine justices vote to uphold a racial gerrymander that violates the 1965 Voting Rights Act?

Federal Court Rejects Texas Redistricting Plans

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

Texas Republicans had a strategy to circumvent the Obama Department of Justice to implement their partisan gerrymanders for Congress and the state legislature. They had a strategy that turns out to have backfired badly.