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Analysis: Maps bolster Republicans in the Texas Senate, especially the top one

The new political maps drawn by the Texas Senate don't just favor Republicans; that much was expected from a Republican majority. The maps help Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick pick which Republicans he wants in the Senate.

State Sen. Bryan Hughes, R-Mineola, and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick speak at a press conference held regarding Democrats breaking quorum and voting legislature at the Texas Capitol on July 21, 2021.

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Politics State government Beverly Powell Dan Patrick Kel Seliger Phil King Redistricting Texas Senate