A lot of Texans are taking advantage of the flexibility early voting provides. According to the Texas Secretary of State’s Office, some of the largest counties in the state are reporting record or near record early voting turnout.
A federal court has issued a proposed interim map for Texas congressional districts ahead of the 2012 elections. The map released Wednesday will temporarily override plans drawn by the GOP-led Legislature.
The GOP-drawn congressional and legislative maps are the subject of a trial before a three-judge panel in San Antonio.