The San Antonio panel entered an order this afternoon starting the process of developing temporary maps, as urged by MALC and the Texas Latino Redistricting Task Force.
Under the court’s order the parties are to file briefs by October 7 advising the panel about their thoughts on drawing temporary maps and file proposed plans by October 17.
Objections to proposed maps are due October 24.
The panel has scheduled a hearing starting November 2 at 8 a.m. to consider proposed maps. This is the same day that oral argument is scheduled to take place in Washington on the State of Texas’ motion for a judgment in its favor on preclearance.
Here’s the court’s order: