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LULAC Files Redistricting Suit Against Texas

LULAC Files Redistricting Suit Against Texas

LULAC Files Redistricting Suit Against Texas

San Antonio, TX –The League of United Latin American Citizens, the oldest and largest Latino membership organization in the United States, filed suit today against the State of Texas challenging the manner in which redistricting for the United States House of Representatives, the State House of Representatives and the Texas State Board of Education have been drawn or will be drawn.

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Mar 1, 2012

Interim Redistricting Maps Don’t Go Far Enough in Protecting The Latino Voting Strength in Texas

San Antonio, Texas – The League of United Latin American Citizens, the largest and oldest Latino membership organization expressed disappointment over some aspects of the interim maps that were released by a three judge panel in the Western District of Texas...

Feb 7, 2012

LULAC Heeds Order Of Federal District Judge To Keep Conversations Ongoing And Resolve The Matter In A Collaborative Manner

Washington, DC – Pursuant to U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia's order, LULAC has re-affirmed its commitment to try to resolve this matter through negotiations ...

Jan 20, 2012

U.S. Supreme Court Reversed and Remanded the Redistricting Case With Instructions to the U.S. District Court On How to Proceed With New Texas Maps

Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision directing the San Antonio District Court in Texas to use the plan that was drawn by the Texas Legislature as a starting point in drawing a new interim map that encompasses the merits of LULAC and the redistricting plaintiff's concerns regarding the constitution and Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act ...

Jan 9, 2012

Jose Garza to Present Oral Argument to U.S. Supreme Court in Texas Redistricting Case

Washington, DC – Today, at 1 P.M., the Supreme Court will hear Perry v. Perez, a case in which the state of Texas used redistricting gerrymandering techniques to delineate districts that dilutes Latino voting strength, in violation of Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act and in violation of the 14th and 15th Amendments. Long-time LULAC attorney Jose Garza will argue for all plaintiffs, urging the U.S. Supreme Court to affirm the interim maps drawn by the Texas Federal Court ...


LULAC Explains Texas Redistricting Fiasco

Feb 5, 2012

LULAC Explains Texas Redistricting Fiasco

INTERVIEW: LULAC explains Texas redistricting fiasco, KENS 5, San Antonio, TX, 02/05/2012

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