By Tierney Sneed in Talking Points Memo:
There’s no playbook for how President Biden’s Justice Department can protect minority voting rights in the coming round of redistricting.
When state legislatures draw their maps later this year, it will be the first time that most of them do so since the Supreme Court’s Shelby County decision in 2013.
The wave of restrictions on ballot access that followed that decision has been well documented. A similar surge is underway again, stemming in part from former President Trump’s lies about the 2020 election.
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