Interactive: The Maps at the Heart of the Redistricting Debate

The legislative and congressional district maps used for the 2012 elections — drawn for one-time use by a panel of federal judges hearing the state’s redistricting litigation — are on their way to ratification by Texas lawmakers. Here’s an interactive look at what the districts are like, demographically and politically. The Texas Weekly Index shows how a district voted in the last two statewide elections. Lawmakers made some small changes in the House plan which could still be subject to judicial review; those aren't reflected in this map.

Click here to download/view the data.

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