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  •  can the Voting Rights Act be applied? (3+ / 0-)
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    Puddytat, kpardue, eXtina

    you might check into it, esp. since latino voters were split to lose power.

    not sure how it reads, exactly, tho' I've heard mostly of it being applied to racial discrimination... but there might be some loopholes that can be used to challenge these and force redistricting.

    "There's nothing serious about a plan that claims to reduce the deficit by spending a trillion dollars on tax cuts for millionaires and billionaires." - President Obama

    by fhcec on Thu Jan 17, 2013 at 08:38:52 PM PST

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    •  asdf (1+ / 0-)
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      eXtina

      Supremes will likely soon repeal Voting Rights Act

      Dems in swing districts: INSIST your republican rep incr tax on the wealthy -gerrymandering makes rep vulnerable...swing district list: http://www.dailykos.com/comments/1162387/48457188

      by grrr on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 05:13:52 AM PST

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