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Redistricting Texas

Texas Republicans have the redistricting tools to preserve their power. Here's how they can do it.

Lawmakers must redraw the state’s political maps to account for a decade’s worth of growth, but the process leaves enough room for political manipulation. Here’s how it’ll work.

Chairs on the Texas House floor on Aug. 31, 2021.

Lawmakers have to consider where the state’s growth took place

How lawmakers can manipulate district boundaries

How that manipulation results in lopsided representation

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