Texas redistricting plan is blatantly illegalSubmitted by Elisabeth Thu Sep 15 2011 15:17:02 GMT-0400 (EDT)
This week, we joined with the League of Women Voters of Texas in urging the U.S. Department of Justice to object to the Texas congressional redistricting plan.
The Texas plan is by far the most extreme example of racial gerrymandering among all the redistricting proposals passed by lawmakers so far this year. This plan is blatantly designed to stifle the voices of minority voters in favor of locking in partisan gains. Read our statement and letter here.