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Friday, May 24, 2024 | Back issues
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EL PASO, Texas — An appeals court in Texas ruled against state Representative Art Fierro in an action in which he claims the El Paso County Democratic Party chair should declare his opponent, state Representative Claudia Ordaz Perez, ineligible to run in his district. The court ruled Ordaz Perez, whose own district was eliminated during redistricting, “satisfied the constitutional residency requirement” to run in the district of fellow Democrat Fierro.

Read the opinion here.

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