Court releases new set of Texas redistricting maps
POSTED: Tuesday, February 28, 2012 - 4:14pm
UPDATED: Saturday, March 3, 2012 - 10:46pm
TEXAS — After a months-long set of legal battles spanning three courtrooms in two cities, Texas may finally have a set of interim redistricting maps that could keep the primary election on May 29.
The new maps, released by the San Antonio federal court today, appear to be nearly identical to the compromise maps negotiated between Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and the Latino Redistricting Task Force, which were rejected by other minority and Democratic groups.
The following information is from the Texas Tribune: