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Analysis: Texas legislators aren’t ready to take self-interest out of redistricting

In Texas, the Legislature draws political maps — with results that predictably favor the party in power. Do independent commissions do any better?

Salman Bhojani, a former candidate for Texas Senate District 9, shows where he lives on an updated map that now draws him out of District 9 and now into District 2, at his offices in Irving, on Oct. 17, 2021. Bhojani suspended his campaign after state legislature adopted new district maps which draws Bhojani's home out of District 9.

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