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How a decade of voting rights fights led to fewer redistricting safeguards for Texas voters of color

In a state with a long history of discrimination, lawmakers on Tuesday will kick off the 2021 round of political mapmaking — the first in nearly half a century without federal oversight.

Legislators review redistricting maps on the House floor.

‘Mistakes of the past’

An interim fix made permanent

The impact of Shelby

A new kind of supervision

The next 10 years

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