Lone Star Reports

Mid-Decade and Partisan Redistricting Unchecked, African American Voting Rights Ignored, South Texas Map Scramble Underway

Overview

While the Supreme Court’s Texas decision was split 5/4, included six separate opinions and over 132 pages of text, the bottom line is clear:

Read the Full Decision Here

The three-judge Federal District Court has issued an order and provided a schedule for determining a remedy in response to the recently released opinion of the U.S. Supreme Court on Texas redistricting.

How Can Anyone Believe This Guy?

Reasonable doubts about the legitimacy of Tom DeLay's "move" to Virginia have grown even stronger after he placed over 8000 robocalls to voters describing himself as a "Northern Californian."(Source: Washington Post, June 14, 2006) It appears that DeLay has confused even himself as he manipulates

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Recent Reports

The Federal Court in San Antonio released interim maps for the 2012 Elections for the Texas State Senate and State House late yesterday afternoon.

DC Court denies summary judgment for preclearance of State House, State Senate and Congressional maps. Court will draw interim maps.

Earlier today, a three-judge panel in the DC Federal District Court denied a motion by Texas Attorney Gene

DOJ will join the argument for a new Texas map

The U.S. Department of Justice filed a federal court brief earlier today objecting to the racially gerrymandered Republican drawn Texas congressional map.

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