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Here’s hoping the Republican party got more than it asked for with the Roberts’ ruling on the Voting Rights Act.  This article covers some of the challenges they are going to face. 

For example, Haley Barbour (ex Mississippi governor) says:

Blatantly racist laws like poll taxes and literacy tests once made preclearance necessary, Barbour said. “But when you have to go hat-in-hand to Washington every time you want to move a polling place,” then it’s evolved into “federal harassment that’s gone on way too long,” he added.

As I wrote before, I think it’s possible VRA used an old, outdate and effectively arbitrary formula to determine covered jurisdictions.  Hence, it was unfair.  However, calling it “federal harassment” isn’t a winning strategy I think. 

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