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The Supreme Court had invalidated part of the Voting Rights Act in their 2013 Shelby County v. Holder landmark decision that rendered Section 5 ineffective. From The New York Times: The majority held that the coverage formula in Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, originally passed in 1965 and most recently updated by Congress in 1975, was unconstitutional. ...


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