Friday, November 15, 2019

Latino candidates in North Texas bringing diversity to the state’s politics

When North Texas voters head to the polls this May, they will elect more than 100 mayors, city council members, school board trustees and other public officials, including, possibly, the first Latino mayor in Dallas history. Unlike cities with large Latino populations, such as Los Angeles or San Antonio, Dallas has never had a Latino […]

Lawsuit in Texas Claims Latinos undercounted in 2010 U.S. Census

A lawsuit filed in Texas on Tuesday by the Mexican American Legislative Caucus alleges that Latinos were undercounted in the 2010 U.S. Census and says the state should not use the data in redrawing congressional districts. “MALC has always been committed to a redistricting process that is fair and representative,” state Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer, […]