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Fair Maps Texas Action Comm. v. Abbott

Last Updated Nov 19, 2021
Case No. 1:21-cv-01038 (W.D. Tex.)
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**This case has been consolidated with LULAC v. Abbott. Further updates will be posted to that case page.**

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 § 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.

History

Case filings, starting with most recent court
    Name Last Modified
Document icon Complaint Nov 16, 2021
Highlighted document Document icon Order consolidating with LULAC v. Abbott Nov 19, 2021

Map | Challenged congressional map

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