BET Wire: Landmark Voting Rights Act Takes a Big Hit

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Close Call

Texas Gov. Rick Perry signed a redistricting bill into law on June 26 that maintains the boundaries used in the 2012 election cycle. So although the Supreme Court decision that would have paved the way for the state to use a map blocked by the Voting Rights Act, the minority district represented by Congressional Black Caucus member Marc Veasey is safe — at least until the next Census.
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