Gerrymandering and Voter ID Continued: Voting Rights Issues in the Trump Era

Nov 08, 2017

Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017
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On Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, the Future Forum convened a discussion of gerrymandering and voter ID. Panelists explored the ever-changing Texas and federal legal battles; some of the surrounding social, political, and legal issues; and considered how the Trump administration taking over from the Obama administration changes the cases and issues.

Panelists included:

  • Norma Cantú, professor of law and education, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Ernest Herrera, staff attorney, MALDEF
  • Eric Opiela, election law attorney
  • David Richards, voting rights attorney, Richards Rodriguez & Skeith
  • Moderator: Jim Henson, director, Texas Politics Project

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