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TX Congressional redistricting trial raises concerns

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Amarillo, TX - The second week of the Texas Congressional redistricting trial begins today.

Senator Kel Seliger of Amarillo is one of the authors of the map.

Republicans say the map is fair and maintains or increases the voting power of minorities.

Democrats contend that the Republican-drawn map splits hispanic and black communities and favors conservative white voters in congressional elections.

Congressman Henry Cuellar is among several Texas Democrat Representatives expected at the federal trial today.