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Texas Reps. Deliberately Discriminated Against Hispanic Voters: US judges

By Andrea Hernandez

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State’s legislature had violated Section 2 of the Voting Rights

A panel of federal judges in the US state of Texas have ruled that the state’s legislature had violated Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act by intentionally drawing congressional maps that unconstitutionally discriminated against Hispanic voters.
In their 2-1 ruling on Friday night, district court judges in the city of San Antonio further ordered the legislature to redraw congressional maps in three Texas districts that were racially gerrymandered by Republicans in efforts to undermine the growing electoral power of minorities.

Find out more:
http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2017/03/12/513981/US-Texas-Republicans-Voting-Rights-Act-congressional-maps-Hispanic-voters-District-judges-Xavier-Rodriguez-Orlando-Garcia

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