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  •  Redistrict as soon as we have the chance (1+ / 0-)
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    Republicans in Texas set the precedent that it's okay to redistrict two years after the last time redistricting took place.

    There are several state legislaturees in which democrats won majorities, and either have or won the governor's office.

    With how badly Republicans have gerrymandered where they could, and the precedent they've already set, we should take this opportunity to redistrict where we can, so we can build up our own "systemic" advantages.

    Maybe, just maybe, it would get the Republicans interested in nonpartisan redistricting going forward, if we demonstrated that we're willing and capable of playing by the same rules they do when it comes to that process.

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