Friday, November 1, 1996

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  • Tell us who you are planning to vote for and why.

    Over the past few days on Democracy Now!, we’ve invited you to call in on our listener comment line to share your thoughts about the elections, tell us who you are planning to vote for and why.

  • Texas has had to reshape its electoral map.

    The fate of Congress in this election year could be in the hands of Texas voters, since some of the races there may not be finally decided on election day. Because of a Supreme Court ruling on the racial composition of voting districts, Texas has had to reshape its electoral map, which could lead to run-off elections later this year.

  • Redistricting will affect Congressional races in the South as well.

    The Supreme Court’s ruling on redistricting will affect Congressional races in the South as well — Georgia, Florida and Louisiana.
    GUEST: PENDA HAIR, DIRECTOR OF THE NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund Washington office.