Gov. Perry Calls Special Session To End Controversy Over Voting Districts

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

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DALLAS (CBS 11 NEWS) – Governor Perry wants lawmakers to approve the voting maps drawn by a federal court in Washington, DC that were already used for Congressional and state legislative districts last year.

But don’t tell that to Rene Martinez, Director of LULAC’s North East Texas District.

Martinez says, “The Latino community has no faith or trust in whatever the Governor’s going to do or the State Legislature as is presently elected.”

But Tea Party member Katrina Pierson and Republicans disagree, and say the existing maps would bring consistentcy to the process.

Pierson says, “We have already functioned under this map. I think people are already used to it, so really it wouldn’t make any sense to try and make that attempt to re-draw the districts knowing that potentially, they could be worse.”

While Tea Party member Katrina Pierson and Republicans say the existing…

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One response to “Gov. Perry Calls Special Session To End Controversy Over Voting Districts

  1. I like Perry, and Texas is my home state. But I find it hard to say much of anything good about politicians, regardless of party. Take care.

    Jeff

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