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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.

The Senate floor on Jan. 13, 2021.
The first proposed new map of the Texas Senate.
Texas' current Senate District 10, left, and District 10 in Huffman’s proposal.

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