Redistricting: The maps drawn in 2011 for the Texas state house districts violate the U.S. Constitution and the federal Voting Rights Act, the three-judge panel presiding over the redistricting lawsuits ruled. Intentional vote dilution, racial gerrymandering and violations of the one-person, one-vote rule produced flawed districts in Bell, Bexar, Dallas, El Paso, Harris, Hidalgo, Lampasas, Nueces and Tarrant Cos. Some of these deficiencies were mooted by the adoption of a court-drawn interim map in 2013.

Districts Found to Have Defects

HD31, represented by Rep. Ryan Guillen (D-Rio Grande City) – PV
HD32, represented by Rep. Todd Hunter (R-Corpus Christi) – VD, PV
HD34, represented by Rep. Abel Herrero (D-Corpus Christi) – VD, PV
HD36, represented by Rep. Sergio Munoz Jr. (D-Edinburg) – PV
HD39, represented by Rep. Mando Martinez (D-Weslaco) – PV
HD40, represented by Rep. Terry Canales (D-Premont) – PV
HD41, represented by Rep. Bobby Guerra (D-Mission) – VD, PV
HD54, represented by Rep. Scott Cosper (R-Killeen) – VD, PV
HD55, represented by Rep. Hugh Shine (R-Temple) – PV
HD78, represented by Rep. Joe Moody (D-El Paso) – VD
HD90, represented by Rep. Ramon Romero Jr. (D-Fort Worth) – VD
HD93, represented by Rep. Matt Krause (R-Fort Worth) – VD
HD103, represented by Rep. Rafael Anchia (D-Dallas) – VD
HD104, represented by Rep. Roberto Alonzo (D-Dallas) – VD
HD105, represented by Rep. Rodney Anderson (R-Grand Prairie) – VD
HD117, represented by Rep. Philip Cortez (D-San Antonoo) – RG

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