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Texas 2022 Elections

South Texas was already a political battleground. New maps could alter game plans.

With proposed maps out, U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, D-McAllen, says he might switch to a neighboring district where U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, is retiring. The initial maps are also sure to impact decisions in regional legislative races.

A neighborhood surrounding downtown Rio Grande City on Nov. 11, 2020

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