Lone Star Reports

Today, a three-judge panel of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the decision of U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks and ruled in favor of the Texas Democratic Party on the DeLay ballot challenge.

The Jackson plaintiffs, which include the Democratic Congressional interveners, filed a remedial redistricting plan and brief today in the Texas redistricting case. The plan meets all the requirements set forth in the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision.

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

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Recent Reports

But, Abbott refuses to acknowledge the incompetence of his office or the dumb luck that averted risk of identity theft

Yesterday, the Lone Star Project detailed how lawyers working for Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott bungled a data transfer with opposing legal counsel in the Texas Voter Photo ID litigation by turning over millions of Texas Social Security numbers, thus creating the potential for misuse, abuse and identify theft.

AG releases file containing over 6 million Texas SS numbers. Misuse avoided only by vigilance of opposing counsel.

A legal brief filed by opponents of the Texas Voter Photo ID law reveals that Attorney General Greg Abbott exposed millions of Texas voters’ full Social Security numbers to possible theft and abuse.

Yesterday, the Lone Star Project released a report analyzing and giving our view of the relative standing of the 11 candidates for the Democratic Party nomin

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