By: Terry Colberg
This morning, the Supreme Court invalidated section 4 of the Voting Rights Act (VRA), holding the coverage formula unconstitutional.
Here is a “plain English” explanation from SCOTUSblog.
Here is the full decision from the Court (PDF).
The Court has announced that it will be announcing opinions tomorrow morning — stay tuned!
Update: Here’s some of our earlier coverage of the VRA: