GOP Redistricting: Hosing down the ballot
The implications of three Republicans Henry Bonilla, Lamar Smith, and Michael McCaul all based somewhere else and representing Travis County, aren't merely about the county's representation in Congress. In a world of old-fashioned partisan politics, changing of guard also has down-ballot implications.
"...old-school bare-knuckle combat of partisan politics, the concept of Travis County without a Democratic congressman would be unthinkable...."
July 21, 2006 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves