SAEN: Justices’ ruling on political districts mixed, 5-4 decision mostly favors state’s stance

One of the congressional districts under challenge in Texas was Congressional District 35, a heavily-Hispanic stretch running from Austin to San Antonio represented by Democrat Lloyd Doggett. The other was District 27, which was recently vacated by Corpus Christi Republican Blake Farenthold, who resigned amid a flurry of sexual harassment allegations.

Doggett said it may now be up to the voters to fix what the Supreme Court would not.

“Today’s Supreme Court decision makes clear that the district which I serve will not change an inch from its original 2011 gerrymandered shape,” he said.

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