State rep: Republicans abuse power in redistricting

Storms, Gay
October 2011
Graham Leader;10/19/2011, Vol. 136 Issue 19, p3A
The article presents the views expressed by Texas State Representative Marc Veasey during the meeting of the Texas Democratic Women of Young County, Texas on unfair use of power by the Republicans in creating redrawn districts. It discusses the tactics applied by them for providing lesser representation to the minorities in the Senate. It also mentions of a lawsuit filed by Veasey and plaintiffs against the Republican leadership for weakening minority rights through state redistricting.


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