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« Reply #50 on: August 23, 2017, 04:34:57 pm »
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The option that makes the most sense to me for TX-35 is to have TX-35 moved entirely within Bexar and then move TX-21 out of Bexar and move it into Travis as much as possible.   

I would think the Legislature is going to do something along those lines.
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« Reply #51 on: August 23, 2017, 06:38:51 pm »
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The option that makes the most sense to me for TX-35 is to have TX-35 moved entirely within Bexar and then move TX-21 out of Bexar and move it into Travis as much as possible.   

I would think the Legislature is going to do something along those lines.

Lamar Smith is a committee chairman.
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« Reply #52 on: September 12, 2017, 07:36:43 pm »
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Pwned. 5-4!

Losers of elections are going to have a tough time stealing the districts.

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BREAKING: #SCOTUS stays Texas redistricting case order, pending appeal to and disposition in the Supreme Court.
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« Reply #53 on: September 12, 2017, 07:37:53 pm »
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Pwned. 5-4!

Losers of elections are going to have a tough time stealing the districts.

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BREAKING: #SCOTUS stays Texas redistricting case order, pending appeal to and disposition in the Supreme Court.
See the partisan racist is happy the racist GOP can continue to use illegal maps.
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« Reply #54 on: September 12, 2017, 07:39:17 pm »
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Pwned. 5-4!

Losers of elections are going to have a tough time stealing the districts.

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BREAKING: #SCOTUS stays Texas redistricting case order, pending appeal to and disposition in the Supreme Court.
illegal maps.



Hahahaha, lol. Says who?
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« Reply #55 on: September 13, 2017, 08:36:20 am »
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Pwned. 5-4!

Losers of elections are going to have a tough time stealing the districts.

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BREAKING: #SCOTUS stays Texas redistricting case order, pending appeal to and disposition in the Supreme Court.

They just stayed the decision until a final ruling is made,  it doesn't affect much, except that the district won't go into effect right away.
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« Reply #56 on: September 13, 2017, 12:20:43 pm »
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Pwned. 5-4!

Losers of elections are going to have a tough time stealing the districts.

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BREAKING: #SCOTUS stays Texas redistricting case order, pending appeal to and disposition in the Supreme Court.

They just stayed the decision until a final ruling is made,  it doesn't affect much, except that the district won't go into effect right away.

5 votes indicated that Texas is likely to win on the merits.

I tried to tell folks that there would be no redistricting and that thievery would fail.
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« Reply #57 on: September 13, 2017, 06:14:50 pm »
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Pwned. 5-4!

Losers of elections are going to have a tough time stealing the districts.

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BREAKING: #SCOTUS stays Texas redistricting case order, pending appeal to and disposition in the Supreme Court.

They just stayed the decision until a final ruling is made,  it doesn't affect much, except that the district won't go into effect right away.

5 votes indicated that Texas is likely to win on the merits.

I tried to tell folks that there would be no redistricting and that thievery would fail.

Uh, no you didn't.

Great news!

I am going to draw a new map to fortify TX-07 and TX-32 while also preserving the GOP districts.
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« Reply #58 on: September 15, 2017, 05:45:22 am »
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https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/8/16/1690288/-Court-strikes-down-Texas-GOP-s-congressional-gerrymander-but-Democratic-victory-is-limited

DKos estimates it'll be at most a net 1 for Democrats, but even that's no guaranteed. I really don't get why they emphasize that the new representative will most likely be Latino. No wonder the white working class hates the left: this is blatant identity politics.
Ah yes, the white working class hate that the minorities will have a chance to elect people of their own race.  Very progressive of them.

You don't need a majority minority district to elect a minority candidate. See SC-Sen, UT-4, TX-23 is 75% Hispanic and they have a black representative. People don't necessarily vote based on who looks like them. I mean for next year, I'm a Hispanic college student supporting a black candidate for NH-1

"increasing minority representation" means increasing minorities' ability to choose representatives, not increasing the number of minorities in Congress.
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« Reply #59 on: September 15, 2017, 08:19:10 am »
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https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/8/16/1690288/-Court-strikes-down-Texas-GOP-s-congressional-gerrymander-but-Democratic-victory-is-limited

DKos estimates it'll be at most a net 1 for Democrats, but even that's no guaranteed. I really don't get why they emphasize that the new representative will most likely be Latino. No wonder the white working class hates the left: this is blatant identity politics.
Ah yes, the white working class hate that the minorities will have a chance to elect people of their own race.  Very progressive of them.

You don't need a majority minority district to elect a minority candidate. See SC-Sen, UT-4, TX-23 is 75% Hispanic and they have a black representative. People don't necessarily vote based on who looks like them. I mean for next year, I'm a Hispanic college student supporting a black candidate for NH-1

"increasing minority representation" means increasing minorities' ability to choose representatives, not increasing the number of minorities in Congress.

This is so annoying when people just equate a minority district to having minority representatives....sheesh!
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« Reply #60 on: September 15, 2017, 09:13:37 pm »

https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/8/16/1690288/-Court-strikes-down-Texas-GOP-s-congressional-gerrymander-but-Democratic-victory-is-limited

DKos estimates it'll be at most a net 1 for Democrats, but even that's no guaranteed. I really don't get why they emphasize that the new representative will most likely be Latino. No wonder the white working class hates the left: this is blatant identity politics.
Ah yes, the white working class hate that the minorities will have a chance to elect people of their own race.  Very progressive of them.

You don't need a majority minority district to elect a minority candidate. See SC-Sen, UT-4, TX-23 is 75% Hispanic and they have a black representative. People don't necessarily vote based on who looks like them. I mean for next year, I'm a Hispanic college student supporting a black candidate for NH-1

"increasing minority representation" means increasing minorities' ability to choose representatives, not increasing the number of minorities in Congress.

This is so annoying when people just equate a minority district to having minority representatives....sheesh!

But there's a careful balance to avoid using minorities to elect white Dems to the point that the Congress becomes unrepresentative of minorities. That's why the VRA was passed and upheld by SCOTUS.
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