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The panel ruled that the redrawn boundaries were designed to either fragment cohesive Latino communities among multiple districts, or to lump Hispanics into a single jurisdiction and thus limit their overall sway.
Two U.S. district judges found that the districts' shapes diluted minority voters' power.
Voting rights group alleged that the 2011 voter ID law was meant to discriminate against Black and Hispanic people.
"If we demonstrate the power of the purse, then we will demonstrate the power of democracy," said NAACP President Cornell Brooks.
President Donald Trump seemingly based his "voter fraud" cry on an unsubstantiated tweet from November alleging "verified" voter fraud.
A district judge called the voter registrations removal process "insane" and said it "sounds like something that was put together in 1901."
Republicans pushed to significantly restrict early voting and voting hours, as well as limit the number of poll sites in some areas.
Without public transportation to the polls, the strike could have a large impact on a critical swing state, where registered Democrats largely outnumber Republicans.
Many Ohio ballots have been thrown out due to small spelling errors — notably in Democratic-leaning counties.
Despite a series of court victories for voting rights, civil rights groups and voting rights activists remain concerned that these rulings will not be enforced on local levels.
Trump's hostile debate strategy may have worked against him in his attempt to win back support he's lost over the past few weeks.
"Election observers" openly say they will racially profile "people who can't speak American … to make them a little bit nervous."
"We have to use every possible means to ensure the integrity of this election isn't compromised by racial discrimination and intimidation."
Trump once again told supporters to "watch" voters in "certain areas" and offers a section on his website for poll watchers to sign up.
Latinos are the fastest growing group of eligible voters. NALEO Educational Fund is helping this group take action in the upcoming election.
The rapper and businessman encouraged Black voters to “hold our vote” until a candidate prioritizes issues pertinent to the Black community.
After scaling back the Voting Rights Act of 1965 in 2013, the Supreme Court will now rule on the Fair Housing Act of 1968, which will affect future cases on housing discrimination.
A federal court does away with the Republican-backed voter-ID law, saying it unfairly punishes Blacks, Latinos and the poor. What does this mean for Wisconsin voters?
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 is a historic piece of United States civil-rights law enacted to ensure that the right to participate in the Democratic process is not denied to eligible citizens on account of race or color. The law has been changed and amended over the years. Here are some key moments in time that …
This swing state’s politicians have a new way to suppress voter rights.