Graphic by The Texas Tribune
Graphic by The Texas Tribune

As the U.S. Supreme Court ponders a Texas redistricting case, a coalition of voting and civil rights groups is pushing to establish an independent commission in which citizens, rather than lawmakers, would draw the state’s political maps.

Texas A&M University-Commerce

Former A&M-Commerce political science department head Dr. Charles Elliott says the way congressional and state legislative districts are apportioned is a major reason why we see the inability of our representatives to reach compromise.

City receives approval for council redistricting

Jan 8, 2012

GREENVILLE - The City of Greenville has received approval from the Department of Justice to implement its approved redistricting of City Council Districts.