Washington, DC – On March 8 – 9, Common Cause held its Blueprint for a Great Democracy convention.  This session gives an extensive overview of redistricting / voting issues in the South and Southwest since the Supreme Court’s Shelby decision.

Recent  Documents
National  Comm. on Voting Rights - View recent reports on the status of minority voting rights in all 50 states.

DOJ Voting Section  Dedicated to enforcing provisions of the Voting Rights and several other laws including The National Voter Registration Act, and The Help America Vote Act.

Recent Activity of the DOJVoting Section - Track the litigation of the Voting Rights Section, including recent consent decrees and court action.

Voting Rights Objection & Observer Database - The Lawyer's Comm. for Civil Rights Under Law tracks DOJ objection letters issued to jurisdiction under sec. 5 of the Voting Rights Act and elections that have been monitored by federal observers.

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