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.
"...County (as the state has proposed in its latest re-redistricting map) aren't simply a question of the county's representation..."
July 21, 2006 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves