Is 1965 Voting Act controls on state voting law outdated or still a modern necessity?
Voting Rights Act articles on Democracy Chronicles
The Voting Rights Act was a landmark piece of national legislation in the United States that prohibits discrimination in voting. It was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson. Also see our section on American democracy as well as our articles on African-American voting rights, Voter Access, and Racism.
Supreme Court to See Case Dismantling Voting Rights Act
Voting Rights Act requires states with racist past to have election laws federally approved
US Attorney General Calls for Election Law Changes
Holder calls for election registration reform and other election law changes after 2012 chaos
Voting Rights Act to Go Before Supreme Court
Historic Voting Rights Act ensures protection for black communities vulnerable to voting suppression but Voting Rights Act to go
Supreme Court to Review Voting Rights Act Monday
SCOTUS: Voting Law Petitions from October 26, 2012 Conference Warned Court Not to Review Voting Rights Act
Federal Court Protects Minority Voters in Ruling
Court Protects Minority Voters with National Protection From States With a History of Violence
Texas District Lines Thrown Out
Texas District Lines Harming Latino Vote Raise question: Is Immigration From Mexico a Factor?
Texas Redistricting Case to Supreme Court for Decision
The Texas redistricting case election law will be followed closely, such as this article about the Supreme Court ruling on redistricting (or gerrymandering)