Texas Senate opens redistricting debate with proposed map one senator labels “intentional discrimination”

The first draft of the Senate map was authored by a Republican who chairs the Senate redistricting committee. It immediately drew fire from a Democratic member who said her district was being redrawn to dilute voting power of people of color.

By Rebekah Allen and James Barragán, The Texas Tribune
Posted 9/18/21

The Texas Senate kicked off the decennial redistricting process on Saturday, releasing the first draft of its own members’ district maps which shore up the strength of the Republican …

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