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Voting rights in the United States - Wikipedia

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The issue of voting rights in the United States, specifically the enfranchisement and disenfranchisement of different groups, has been contested throughout ...

Voting Rights | American Civil Liberties Union

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In June 2013, in a massive blow to civil rights and democracy, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the current coverage formula of the Voting Rights Act. The ...

Our Documents - Voting Rights Act (1965)

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OurDocuments.gov. Featuring 100 milestone documents of American history from the National Archives. Includes images of original primary source documents, ...

Voting Rights Act - Black History - HISTORY.com

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The Voting Rights Act, signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson (1908-73) on August 6, 1965, aimed to overcome legal barriers at the state and local levels  ...

Voting Rights & Elections | Brennan Center for Justice

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Voting is the foundation of our democracy. The Brennan Center is at the center of the fight to preserve and expand the right to vote for every eligible citizen.

How did the weakened Voting Rights Act impact election results ...

www.latimes.com/nation/politics/trailguide/la-na-election-day-2016-how-did-the-weakened-voting-rights-act-1478670026-htmlstory.html

Nov 9, 2016 ... Tuesday election was the first since a monumental Supreme Court ruling in 2013 struck down key part of Voting Rights Act, leading to ...

Voting Rights in the Age of Trump - The New York Times

www.nytimes.com/2016/11/22/opinion/voting-rights-in-the-age-of-trump.html

Nov 19, 2016 ... Among advocates for voting rights, there was hope that a Hillary Clinton presidency and Democratic control of Congress would help reverse ...

The Next Battles Over Voting Rights - The Atlantic

www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/12/in-the-battle-over-voting-rights-what-happens-next/509753/

Dec 6, 2016 ... In the Battle Over Voting Rights, What Happens Next? ... That's exactly what voters in North Carolina and Wisconsin will soon find out, after ...

This is the first election without the full Voting Rights Act — and it's ...

theweek.com/articles/659599/first-election-without-full-voting-rights-act--already-disaster

Nov 7, 2016 ... In 2013, when Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts wrote his opinion gutting the Voting Rights Act in Shelby County v. Holder, a key part ...

Voting rights | Hillary for America - Hillary Clinton

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Ever since the Supreme Court eviscerated key provisions of the Voting Rights Act in 2013, Republican governors and legislatures across the country have ...