Richard Murray talks of the GOP, blacks and the Tea Party.Republicans found "very, very clever ways" to minimize minority voting opportunities in new Congressional and House maps passing in June, University of Houston professor Richard Murray told a three-judge panel during the redistricting ... More >>
We're fine as we are, Metro board says.Just think -- we could have two more Metro board members. Alas, it is not to be.
Although the 2010 Census showed (barely) enough growth in Houston to trigger expansion of the city council by two seats, a study for Metro said there's no need for its boar ... More >>
Margaret DowningGene Locke walked HISD trustees through redistricting, Chapter 1The Hispanic population continues to boom, the Anglo drip-drip-drip away to suburbia continues, there's a small decline among African Americans in Houston ISD and the district's biggest gain percentage wise is in ... More >>