DOJ Raises Discriminatory Purpose Objection in Voting Rights Act Case from Florida

According to an emailed statement, DOJ “opposes preclearing the change-of-address provision, and states that Florida did not meet its burden under Section 5 regarding discriminatory purpose involving the following changes: early voting, change-of-address, and third-party voter registration organizations.” See this filing.

DOJ’s earlier filing states that the changes involving early voting and third-party voter registration organizations would have a retrogressive effect

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