11-18 Notes - 11/18 Texas Political Districts Districts (w/...

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11/18 Texas Political Districts Districts (w/ people, area, etc.) o Electoral Districts: One person, one vote Decennial Census redistricting every so often bc of one person, one vote Reinforcing: influences the results o Politico-Administrative: Balance/Borders Government efficiency Popular demand Don’t change over time ***Political Regions Map Political Regions: 1. Lower Southern Liberal Democratic and Populist a. rd parties; prohibition; racist; anti-suffrage b. Blacks: (post 1950 political force) heavily democratic and most liberal c. Tandem: traditionally the liberal base of Texas d. When Whites and Blacks worked together, very strong base for Democrats 2. Upper Southern Conservative Democratic a. Backbone of conservative democrats (recent movement to Republican) 3. Panhandle Midwestern Traditional Republican and some Conservative Democrats a. Loyal Republican voting pattern a.i. Wasn’t normal in South (similar to north)
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