Texas’ new political maps create safer districts for incumbents — and put an end to some challengers’ runs

The redistricting process in the GOP-dominated Legislature made many political districts less competitive, which some experts believe might hurt civic engagement.

By James Barragán, The Texas Tribune
Posted 10/22/21

Running for Senate District 9 would have seemed an uphill battle just a few years ago, but Salman Bhojani saw the growth in his North Texas community over the last decade as an opportunity.

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