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Redistricting Texas

Texas Senate approves congressional map that draws no new Black or Hispanic districts even as people of color fueled population growth

Texas gained two new seats in Congress based on population growth fueled by people of color. But the Senate’s proposal provides no new majority-Black or majority-Hispanic districts to reflect that growth.

The U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 21, 2021.

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