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.
Texas Couple Helps Finance Redistricting Ballot MeasuresA growing movement to curb partisan gerrymandering will be put to the test Tuesday in several states and many of those efforts are being bankrolled by a Texas billionaire couple.
Supreme Court Rules To Uphold Texas Redistricting PlansThe Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Monday to uphold the use of electoral districts in Texas, which a lower court struck down as being racially discriminatory.
Supreme Court Takes Up 2nd Major Partisan Redistricting CaseThe Supreme Court has already heard a major case about political line-drawing that has the potential to reshape American politics. Now, before even deciding that one, the court is taking up another similar case.
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.
Supreme Court Takes Up Cases About Race In RedistrictingThe Supreme Court is taking up a pair of cases in which African-American voters maintain that Southern states discriminated against them in drawing electoral districts.
Court Upholds Total Population Count In Electoral DistrictsIn a decision based on a Texas case, a unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that states can count everyone, not just eligible voters, in deciding how to draw electoral districts.
Court Confirms Congressional, State House Maps In Place For 2016Plaintiffs’ motion to block use of current maps denied.
Supreme Court To Hear Texas Districts CaseThe Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear a case about whether states must count only those who are eligible to vote when drawing electoral districts for their legislatures.
Proposed Rezoning Divides Neighborhood, Upsets Frisco ParentsUpset parents want Frisco ISD to rethink proposed attendance zones.
AG: $3.9M Spent Defending GOP-Drawn Election MapsThe legal fight spearheaded by Attorney General Greg Abbott to defend redistricting maps in federal court has cost Texas $3.9 million so far, with more to come.
Texas Election Maps Trial BeginsA federal trial over Texas election maps is giving the Obama administration a chance to argue that the Voting Rights Act should still apply to the Lone Star State.
Texas Redistricting Fight Is Boon To LawyersThe fight in Texas over the once-a-decade redrawing of election districts is a boon to lawyers with a court battle still raging four years after the 2010 census.
Gov't To Sue Texas Over Voter ID LawThe Justice Department says it will sue Texas over the state's voter ID law and will seek to intervene in a lawsuit over the state's redistricting laws.
Redistricting Case Could Delay Texas PrimariesPoliticians across the state are announcing their candidacies and hiring campaign workers, but the ongoing battle over redistricting could again delay the March primaries and make life difficult for incumbents.