Analysis: Population changes the recipe for Texas’ political soup

Not every change in the state’s political maps starts with party affiliation. Geography and population are giving Republican mapmakers new headaches.

By Ross Ramsey, The Texas Tribune
Posted 9/16/21

Political people often compare Texas election maps to a state-shaped bowl of tomato soup with blueberries sprinkled in it. Most of the state in those post-election illustrations is Republican red, …

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