Voting Rights Act

How the Supreme Court rules on two Arizona laws that restrict voter access could gut what remains of the Voting Rights Act.
The case comes as Republicans in some states are pursuing new restrictions after Trump made false claims of widespread voter fraud.
The GOP has been pushing a wave of voter restrictions after Democrats won big in 2020. A conservative majority on the court has voting rights advocates worried.
President Donald Trump is "openly seeking to disenfranchise Black voters," citing baseless claims of election fraud, the lawsuit argues.
The Republican and former college football coach stumbled when asked his position on the landmark 1965 civil rights law.
Alabama GOP Senate candidate Tommy Tuberville struggled to answer a question about extending the Voting Rights Act and could not clearly explain the contents of the law.
The former president said Democrats should ditch the “Jim Crow relic” to make Election Day a national holiday, end gerrymandering and revitalize the Voting Rights Act.
Data shows Texas officials have quickly closed polling places in some of the most diverse, rapidly growing regions of the state.
Civil rights groups say voters in a Georgia city will be intimidated from casting a ballot if they have to go to the police station to do so.
Places that were subject to federal supervision in the past still appear to be removing voters more aggressively today.