The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that state prosecutors failed to show that the lawmakers did not draw the maps “without discriminatory purposes.
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Abbott says the maps should allow the court enough time to finalize the interim redistricting maps in time to have elections in April.
The Texas Attorney General is asking a federal court to approve the Texas voter identification law.
In their decision, the court found it unclear if the district court followed proper procedure, and states that the panel did not follow the basic guidelines set forth by the Legislature-drawn maps.
There is uncertainty about whether or not primary elections can take place in early April as originally scheduled.
The maps created by the San Antonio-based court heavily modified the original maps created by the Texas Legislature.
The Supreme Court of the United States has scheduled five and a half hours of argument to hear multiple aspects of the Federal Health Care Reform Law.