Population Boost Isn't Giving Latinos an Edge in State Redistricting Plans

By Nadra Kareem Nittle, New America Media, News Report
Sep. 20, 2011

"Redistricting almost always comes down to the art the self-preservation," adds political consultant Andres Ramirez, president of the Las Vegas based Ramirez Group. Racial discrimination is not a major reason for this year's slow gains, despite what many people may think, he adds. "Generally, there are too many other factors at play for racism to matter in the process." | More…