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High court throws out judge-drawn Texas electoral maps

In an unsigned opinion, the Supreme Court has thrown out a map created by a federal court in Texas that drew new congressional districts in response to the state's gain of four new seats in the House.

"Because it is unclear whether the District Court for the Western District of Texas followed the appropriate standards in drawing interim maps for the 2012 Texas elections, the orders implementing those maps are vacated,and the cases are remanded for further proceedings consistent with this opinion," the Supreme Court said today.

This will make it very hard for Texas to have its primary in April. It's already been delayed a month, from March.