In a changing Texas, Republicans will begin redistricting with more freedom to draw their maps

Facing demographic changes that work against their political dominance, Republicans will be able to redraw politically advantageous maps — and shield themselves from the change — without federal oversight for the first time in decades.

By Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune
Posted 9/17/21

The 2020 census captured a Texas that does not exist in its halls of power: a diverse state that is growing almost exclusively because of people of color and where the Hispanic and white populations …

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