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.
State House Members Back For RedistrictingThe Texas House of Representatives is back in Austin to work on redistricting after holding hearings across the state.
State Senate Expected To Approve Voter MapsThe Texas Senate is scheduled to vote on the state's political maps and a new sentence for 17-year-olds convicted of capital murder.
Lawmakers Consider Political District ChangesTexas lawmakers are expected to consider alternatives to the state's political districts and hear additional testimony on the highly-partisan issue.
Redistricting Hearings Set For Dallas & AustinTexas lawmakers are inviting the public to weigh-in on the state's political districts at hearings in both Dallas and Austin. The hearings are scheduled for Thursday.
Texas House Holds Hearings On RedistrictingThe Texas House plans to begin hearings on adopting new political maps, with Republicans wanting to ratify those drawn by a federal court.
State Senate Debates Redistricting, Minorities Pan Maps Advocates for minorities in Texas blasted the process by which the state is considering new political maps, complaining on Thursday that lawmakers are not giving poor people outside of Austin the chance to testify and the versions under consideration would discriminate against minorities.
State Senate Holds 1st Redistricting HearingThe Texas Senate is holding the first hearing to adopt new election maps. A committee will meet Thursday to hear testimony on adopting redistricting maps drawn by a federal court.
'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.
Texas Voting Map Fight Back In Federal CourtA three-judge panel in San Antonio on Wednesday will hear arguments from state attorneys and minority rights groups for the first time since the November elections.
Texas' Forgotten Redistricting Fight Set To ResumeTexas Republicans have spent two years and at least $1 million fighting to restore voting maps drawn by the GOP-dominated Legislature that were declared illegal in court.
Gov. Perry Calls Special Session On RedistrictingGov. Rick Perry is calling the Texas Legislature to meet in special session to address redistricting, the process of redrawing voting maps.
Political Parties Clash Over State RedistrictingTexas Republicans proposed legislation on Thursday that would adopt the current political maps, but Democrats promised to fight the effort.
Opinion: Billions Are Being Spent On This Election, But Will It Change Anything?For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.
Dallas County Will Not Purge Voter NamesThe “potentially deceased” voters of Dallas County can rest in peace, after a decision not to purge their names from the voter registry before the November election.