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Updated: Abbott on Proposed Interim Redistricting Maps




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February 6, 2012 | 2,359 views | 3 comments

The original redistricting release has been updated with the State's advisory to the court regarding the proposed maps

AUSTIN -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today issued the following statement on the proposed interim redistricting maps for Texas’ 2012 elections:

“The proposed maps minimize changes to the redistricting plan passed by the Legislature and, as the U. S. Supreme Court required, makes changes only where necessary. The Texas Attorney General’s Office has worked with a wide range of interest groups to incorporate reasonable requests from all parties to the extent possible without compromising the will of the Texas Legislature. Even though these proposed interim maps aren’t fully supported by all interest groups, modifications have been incorporated based on requests made by all parties. Today’s maps should allow the court to finalize the interim redistricting maps in time to have elections in April,” Attorney General Abbott said.

The proposed House and Congressional interim redistricting maps are the result of an agreement between the State of Texas and the Texas Latino Redistricting Task Force -- which includes Texas LULAC, MALDEF, GI Forum, Southwest Voter Registration Education Project, Domingo Garcia, The Mexican American Bar Association of Texas, and La Fe Policy Research and Education Center.

The proposed Congressional interim redistricting map is also supported by Congressman Henry Cuellar. Although the Mexican American Legislative Caucus (MALC), the Black Legislative Caucus and the NAACP have not agreed to support the proposed maps, those maps include modifications that address some of the primary concerns those plaintiffs raised during negotiations with the State. The proposed maps also reflect consensus among the State leadership -- including Gov. Rick Perry, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, and Speaker Joe Straus.
 
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Rock'n chair Rambler  
Over Taxed, TX  
February 7, 2012 7:06am
 
Well, chalk up another win for Democrats dividing people along the lines of skin color. Just what we need - more ethnic/racial divisiveness.

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
February 6, 2012 8:47pm
 
Update posted.

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
February 6, 2012 2:02pm
 
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