Despite Having 'Grave Concerns' Court Says Texas Can Make Voting MapsA federal court ruled Wednesday that Texas can change voting maps without supervision despite "grave concerns".
Texas Fights Judicial Move That Would Require Voting Map ApprovalA federal court is considering whether the state of Texas can be trusted to make new voting maps after it found racial discrimination in the initial maps that solidified Republican power.
Obama-Backed Committee Targeting Races In 11 StatesA Democratic group backed by former President Barack Obama said this week it plans to invest millions of dollars in state-level elections in 11 states this year.
'Problematic' Limits Alleged On Texas Voting MapsTexas Democrats signaled Wednesday that a two-year fight over disputed political boundaries won't end if Governor Rick Perry succeeds in getting the Legislature to permanently adopt voting maps that a federal court made for the 2012 elections.
Voters Keep Eye On 33rd Congressional District RaceA political race that's catching a lot of attention in North Texas is the new 33rd Congressional District. The winner will represent parts of Dallas, Arlington, and Fort Worth.
Time Running Out For State Electoral Maps AgreementTime is running out for a minority group and the State Attorney General's office to agree on how to draw new political maps.
Redistricting Trial Continues With More ExpertsOpposing sides continue to summon expert witnesses as a trial continues in a federal court in Washington on Texas political redistricting.
Minority Groups Call April 3 Primary UnrealisticMinority groups that claim Texas' new political maps are unfair have asked a three-judge panel to take their time drafting new maps.
Court Throws Out Judge-Drawn Texas Electoral MapsThe Supreme Court has thrown out electoral maps drawn by federal judges in Texas that favored minorities.
Republican: Texas Could Have 2 Primary VotesFollowing arguments over redistricting before the U.S. Supreme Court, the chairman of the Republican Party of Texas says the state might be forced to hold two primary elections.
Court: New Texas Districts May Be DiscriminatoryThere are "genuine issues" of whether Texas Republicans in the Legislature intentionally discriminated against Hispanics in redrawing the state's political maps, three federal court judges said in an opinion.
Texas AG Asks Supreme Court To Stop Redistricting PlanThe Texas attorney general asked the Supreme Court on Monday to stop a federal court from implementing temporary legislative redistricting maps in Texas that could increase minority representation in the state House.
Federal Court Proposes Congressional Voting DistrictsA 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.
Hearing Monday On Temporary District MapsA hearing is scheduled in federal court in South Texas that could determine what district lines can be used temporarily as election officials prepare for next year's primaries.
Justice Department: Texas Redistricting Maps DiscriminatoryThe U.S. Department of Justice says Texas' new voting maps for Congress and for the Texas House were drawn with discriminatory intent.