Texas Standard For June 25, 2018

Are Texas election maps racially gerrymandered, designed to dilute minority vote? It’s a case that’s been seven years in the making: a challenge to Texas’ redistricting maps claiming that when those lines were drawn, the intent was racially discriminatory, Unconstitutional. A lower court agreed with the plaintiffs, but today the U.S. supreme Court overturned that ruling in all but one district. What does this decision really mean? Who’s affected? And what does this mean for the midterms if anything? That’s just our top story on this Monday, but we’ve got a whole lot more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardJune 25, 2018 11:24 am|