Court cites AG’s “failure to respond” to describe his incompetence and arrogance
Yesterday, Greg Abbott was dealt a humiliating rebuke by a Federal District Judge ruling on attorney fees connected to Texas redistricting litigation. Not only did Federal District Court Judge Rosemary M.
AG’s redistricting failures have put 2014 election schedule in jeopardy
Late Wednesday afternoon, plaintiffs in the pending Texas redistricting cases filed a brief to block use of the Congressional map that was passed – at the insistence of Greg Abbott – by the Republican-controlled Texas Legislature earlier this year. When considering the plan, Abbott and other Republican leaders refused to make any changes to restore the voting strength of Texas Latino and African American voters, thus preventing the settlement of the pending redistricting law suits.
AG’s incompetence and partisan fear of Texas minority voters exposed
Over the last several days, Greg Abbott has engaged in a “CYA” exercise to hide his failure and incompetence as the Attorney General of Texas during the ongoing litigation involving redistricting and Voter ID.
Restraining order sought to protect choices made by Beaumont voters
A dramatic struggle is underway in Beaumont, Texas where Anglo-supported candidates who lost to African American candidates just 2 years ago are attempting to reverse the election results in Texas state court. They are seeking to end the four-year terms of three African American school board members after only two years.
No one should think that Texas Republican leaders have any respect for basic minority voting rights or any intention of sincerely trying to win the support of African American or Hispanic Texans, even though African Americans and Hispanics combined make up a
Court asked to stop AG Abbott’s voter harassment and selective enforcement
Today, six Texas voters joined with the Texas Democratic Party to file a lawsuit in U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, challenging mail ballot statutes enacted in 2003. The presiding Judge is T. John Ward.