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Federal Court Hears Lawsuit Challenging How Texas Elects Judges

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Gabriel C. Pérez
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KUT
Texans picks judges, including those on the state Supreme Court, through partisan elections.

A federal court is hearing a case today that challenges the way Texas elects judges for its high courts. The lawsuit argues at-large partisan elections make it difficult for Latinos to get elected.

KUT's Ashley Lopez talks about the case with Morning Edition host Nadia Hamdan. Listen to their conversation below.

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