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Wednesday, April 29, 2009

These jurisdictions are covered under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, which requires pre-clearance of any changes in electoral law or procedures by a federal court or the Justice Department:

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States covered in full:

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Georgia

Louisiana

Mississippi

South Carolina

Texas

Virginia (15 cities and counties have been removed from the requirements)

States covered in part:


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