Voting Rights Act requires states with racist past to have election laws federally approved
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.
Holder calls for election registration reform and other election law changes after 2012 chaos
Historic Voting Rights Act ensures protection for black communities vulnerable to voting suppression but Voting Rights Act to go
SCOTUS: Voting Law Petitions from October 26, 2012 Conference Warned Court Not to Review Voting Rights Act
Court Protects Minority Voters with National Protection From States With a History of Violence
Texas District Lines Harming Latino Vote Raise question: Is Immigration From Mexico a Factor?
The Texas redistricting case election law will be followed closely, such as this article about the Supreme Court ruling on redistricting (or gerrymandering)