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Redistricting Texas

Republicans say Texas’ new political maps are “race blind.” To some voters of color, that translates as political invisibility.

With partisan fervor, Republicans drew new maps for Congress and the Legislature that dilute the power of voters of color. Now the lawsuits begin, as groups that feel marginalized battle for representation in the halls of power.

House members converge to discuss a point of order during a late-night session at the Capitol on Oct. 18, 2021.

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