Civil Rights Group Sues Over Texas Voting MapA Latino civil rights group is asking the Supreme Court to stop Texas from using congressional districts drawn by a lower federal court in the November election because they discriminate against minorities.
LULAC Asks Court To Stop Texas Voting MapA Latino civil rights group is asking the Supreme Court to stop Texas from using congressional districts drawn by a lower federal court in the November election because they discriminate against minorities.
Federal Court: Discrimination In Texas Voting Maps The future of Texas' voting districts is again in question after a federal court Tuesday found evidence of discrimination in new district maps approved by the state's Republican-controlled Legislature last year.
Hispanics Sue Dallas Over New City Council DistrictsA war is brewing in Dallas over the newly redistricted City Council map.
Fort Worth City Council Approves New Redistricting Map The Fort Worth City Council has approved a council-redistricting plan, but the vote was not unanimous. Critics argue the new plan completely ignores the booming Hispanic populations in the southern and central portions of Fort Worth.
Hispanic Representation Debated In Fort WorthThe Fort Worth City Council is expected to vote Tuesday on a redistricting plan, but some people fear that the plan does not take into account the growing Hispanic population.
Opinion: Mess In TexasIn Texas Republicans have taken efforts to restrict access to voting a step farther. Texas Republicans are calling for the repeal of the Voting Rights Act.
Incumbents Knocked Off State Education BoardSeveral incumbents on the State Board of Education retained their positions despite challenges in Tuesday's primary, while others lost their spots.
Primary Gives First Look At 2013 State LegislatureThe first hints of just how conservative the 2013 Texas Legislature will be are set to be unveiled in Tuesday's primary election, after some highly anticipated elections.
Face Of State Education Board Could ChangeThe face of the Texas Board of Education could change with all 15 spots up for re-election this year. Candidates are asking voters to decide how conservative the board should be.
Perry Campaigns In Heated Texas House RaceGovernor Rick Perry is expected to campaign for state Rep. James White, who is battling fellow incumbent and fellow Republican Rep. Mike Hamilton due to new political districts.
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.
Lawmakers Consider Size Of Texas Board Of EducationTexas lawmakers have expressed skepticism on whether 15 elected members on the State Board of Education are enough for a state the size of Texas.
Federal Court Orders May 29 Texas Primary DateA federal court has ordered Texas to hold its primary elections on May 29, resolving one of the biggest issues in the state's redistricting battles, for now.
Federal Judges Order May 29 Primary ElectionsThe Texas political primaries will be on May 29, a panel of federal judges ordered this afternoon, and candidates can file for those elections starting tomorrow and ending on Friday, March 9.