Justice Alito temporarily blocks order for Texas voting map to be redrawn

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito on Monday agreed to a request from Texas officials to temporarily block a lower court order directing Texas to redraw two of the state’s 36 congressional districts.

The case, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott v. Shannon Perez, centers on two districts in a court-ordered redistricting plan the state adopted in 2013, two years after its initial plans to draw the maps were challenged as racially discriminatory. | More…

| The Hill

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