Democracy Diverted: Polling Place Closures and the Right to Vote
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
’s sister org just released a major new voting rights report. The analysis found 1,688 polling place closures in areas with a history of voting discrimination that were formerly covered by Section 5 of the VRA.
just issued a report called "Democracy Diverted"
that asserts that "the U.S. Supreme Court’s Shelby County v. Holder decision catalyzed a systemic examination of poll closures" in #Texas and other states.