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Section 5 helped prevent discrimination across the country – on issues ranging from state ID’s to redistricting and reducing early voting. Voting is a sacred right and ensuring that every vote...
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... that their votes are diluted—by counting less than the votes of citizens in other parts of Texas. For decades, voting districts have been drawn based on residents, some of whom are eligible...
2015/05/28 10:48
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This week, the Supreme Court opted to hear arguments in Evenwel v. Abbott, a case out of Texas that challenges the ways in which states draw their legislative districts. The longstanding status quo...
2015/05/28 00:13
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In Illinois, the current legislative maps were drawn by Democrats to elect Democrats. In Texas, they were drawn by Republicans to elect Republicans. Wherever politicians control the process of...
2015/05/27 17:19
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... well as the CVAP population and figured out which states might gain or lose seats if House redistricting focused only on those eligible to vote. The big losers are California and Texas. The...
2015/05/27 16:19
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... agreed Tuesday to decide exactly which persons should count. The court, in accepting a Texas case brought by a conservative advocacy group, will consider whether states and localities may...
2015/05/27 16:12
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... primary to then-Sen. Barack Obama by close to 30 points. Supreme Court to hear Texas Senate districts caseSupreme Court to hear Texas Senate districts case The Supreme Court has...
2015/05/27 14:08
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... data show Pennsylvania is among the deadliest states - behind only Texas and California - for speed-related crashes. Many of those fatalities occur in areas patrolled...
2015/05/27 12:42
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... long debates on ethics, guns, abortion and state spending limits. U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Texas redistricting Case, by Patrick Svitek — The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear a case...
2015/05/27 09:57
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... the total population, when drawing electoral districts for their legislatures. The case from Texas could be significant for states with large foreigner populations, including Hispanics who are...
2015/05/26 23:03
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In a case expected to be decided next month, Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission,conservatives asked the court to bar states from using independent...
2015/05/26 18:03
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However, the court's conservatives are skeptical of bias claims based on statistics. The case of Texas vs. Inclusive Communities Project was heard in January. Politicians and redistricting The...
2015/05/26 16:54
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... are drawing up election districts. The Court took on a case challenging the 2011 redistricting of the thirty-one seats in the Texas Senate, focusing on what measure of population...
2015/05/22 08:48
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... restrictions including voter ID were “going to kick Democrats in the butt.” Remember the Texas Republican attorney general and candidate for governor Greg Abbott, who actually said, in...
2015/05/19 18:53
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Partnership countries, some of which impose a tariff of up to 30 percent. – Similarly, Texas beef and veal growers face tariffs of up to 50 percent in some TPP countries. – Missouri...
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The restaurant shootout among rival biker gangs in Waco became a last-ditch rallying cry Monday for opponents of a bill that Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is all but certain to soon...
2015/05/18 22:08
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas House has preliminarily approved funneling statewide cases, including school finance and redistricting, to special three-judge panels - instead of to the single district...
2015/05/18 21:58
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Mental Health ResolutionAbbott's First Veto Nixes Ceremonial Mental Health Resolution AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has issued his first veto, striking down a ceremonial...
2015/05/16 16:39
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House of Representatives until 2022 at the earliest. That’s because gerrymandering in states like Texas and Georgia and North Carolina has concentrated the many Democratic voters in those places...
2015/05/15 17:45
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Section 5 helped prevent discrimination across the country – on issues ranging from state ID’s to redistricting and reducing early voting. Voting is a sacred right and ensuring that every vote...
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