Paxton Asks Supreme Court to Take Up Texas Redistricting Case

AUSTIN -- Attorney General Ken Paxton on Tuesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to take up an appeal of a lower court ruling that invalidated two of Texas' congressional districts."It's fitting that the Supreme Court hear this case, given that it ordered the district court in San Antonio to draw the congressional maps in 2012 that were adopted by the Legislature in 2013 and used in the last three election cycles in Texas," Paxton said in a news release. "The lower court's decision to invalidate parts of the maps it drew and adopted is inexplicable and indefensible. We're eager for the high court to take up the case."  Continue reading...

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