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Fair Maps v. Abbott

Last Updated Nov 16, 2021
Case number

1:21-cv-01038

Cycle 2020

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Federal court challenge to Texas’s congressional and state legislative maps. Plaintiffs allege that new districts dilute the voting power of the state’s minority populations in violation of ยง 2 of the Voting Rights Act and the 14th and 15th Amendments. Plaintiffs also allege that race was the predominant factor in the cracking of minority populations in several districts in violation of the 14th Amendment.

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Highlighted document Document icon Complaint Nov 16, 2021