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Texas county where Juneteenth began ordered to redraw maps after Voting Rights Act challenge

Oct. 13, 2023 21:47 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Newly drawn county election districts in Galveston, where Juneteenth began, illegally weaken the voting power of Black and Latino residents and must be redone, a federal judge in Texas ruled Friday in the latest case of a court striking down a Republican-drawn political map....