Breaking: SCOTUS Strikes VRA’s Sec. 4

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:

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