Voting Rights Act Remains but with some Changes

In Voting Rights Act on June 29, 2009 at 9:06 am

In a decision last week, the Supreme Court voted 8-1 to take a narrow interpretation of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The federal government continues to have the authority to review election practices in “certain states to ensure minorities aren’t disenfranchised.” Click here to read Jess Bravin’s, of the Wall Street Journal, article in its entirety.


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