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State Net Capitol Journal: Challenge Ahead For Voting Rights Act
Posted on 5 Sep 2012 by State Net

Forty-seven years ago, Democratic President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act of 1965, outlawing the discriminatory election practices employed in much of the South, including his home state of Texas. Now another Texan, Republican Attorney General... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal: Election Cases Coming Down To Wire
Posted on 12 Oct 2012 by State Net

As of late last month there were 15 legal cases pending across the country concerning new election restrictions. With roughly a month left before the presidential election, the cases leave judges with little time to resolve election issues in states where... Read More