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View Diary: Court strikes down part of Voting Rights Act (341 comments)

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  •  I live in a NYC (5+ / 0-)

    Voting Rights Act district. We'll be fine. Believe me, my district is not what they had in mind when they pulled this stunt.

    "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."........ "The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little." (yeah, same guy.)

    by sidnora on Tue Jun 25, 2013 at 07:54:20 AM PDT

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    •  Also in Alaska. VRA has been used by Republicans (3+ / 0-)
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      sidnora, Dave925, Maverick80229

      to gerrymander for Republican interests and create redistricting plan in 2012 that gave a state with 40% Democrats a legislature with 75% Republicans.

      Native voters and Native communities were not being served by VRA.  Native Corporations only.

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