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Redistricting Texas

Senate approves map cementing GOP dominance in upper chamber, dividing up Tarrant county’s voters of color

Democrats criticized Republicans for “targeting” a North Texas district that had been trending Democratic and for not drawing any new districts where people of color would represent a majority of eligible voters.

State Sen. Joan Huffman, R-Houston, speaks to state Sen. Paul Bettencourt, R-Houston, on his resolution to declare an emergency on the Texas-Mexico border on April 2, 2019.

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Politics State government Beverly Powell Dan Patrick Joan Huffman Redistricting Texas Legislature