Report: More than 1600 Polling Places Have Closed Since the Supreme Court Gutted the Voting Rights Act

In 2013, the Supreme Court gutted a core provision of the Voting Rights Act: The requirement for certain states with a history of voter discrimination to “preclear” changes in their election rules with the federal government. For decades, the 1965 law helped secure the right to vote for hundreds of thousands of people in nine … Continue reading Report: More than 1600 Polling Places Have Closed Since the Supreme Court Gutted the Voting Rights Act