by Donna Garner
Sen. Brian Birdwell is an outspoken voice for conservatism in a Texas Senate that is sorely in need of more conservatives, and I am very troubled that the new Senate redistricting map appears to be drawn deliberately in such a way that will hurt Sen. Birdwell’s chances of being re-elected.
Now that the third redistricting map has been released during this legislative session (Texas State Board of Education, House, and now Senate), any logical person should begin to see a pattern.
TEXAS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION MAP
In the SBOE map, conservative members such as Charlie Garza, Ken Mercer, Terri Leo, and Gail Lowe have seen their districts redrawn to help either the liberals or left-leaning Republicans to win future elections. Coincidence?
To read details about how the conservative members of the Texas State Board of Education have been targeted in the SBOE redistri