A new Texas House map has been released, “Plan H155” that can be viewed here, http://gis1.tlc.state.tx.us.
The new map accomplishes the following,
- Is more reflective of the voting patterns of the state
- Is fair and legal
- Accurately reflects the voters intent
- Includes a minimal amount of pairings
- Consistently compact where possible
- Is in compliance with the Voting Rights Act.
- Elects 97 Republicans, compared to the committe maps 92 Republicans.
- Protects conservative House members
- Protects the conservative house freshman that the voters elected in an overwhelming mandate in 2010.
To view the map go to http://gis1.tlc.state.tx.us.
Click on “select plans”, and select “base plan.”
Select “PlanH155- NIXON STATEWIDE HOUSE PROPOSAL”