partisan gerrymandering

Opinion

Opinion: Stop the Gerrymander

Partisan gerrymandering is in full swing in America following the 2020 Census.  In most states, legislators have the power to establish their own districts and both parties work to control the process and create favorable districts that often entrench incumbents and diminish the power of voters to change their leaders. And this year, in those

Redistricting

As Texas draws its maps, Latinos push for political power

As a Dallas County commissioner, Elba Garcia represents some 670,000 people — nearly the population of a congressional district. The majority of her constituents are Latino and live in the fast-growing suburbs west of Dallas, where they share worries about managing growth, schools and access to health care. Garcia is the area’s voice on the

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