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What is the state of Latino voting rights in the state of Texas and beyond? What’s happening with the never-ending redistricting litigation in San Antonio, raising questions about whether Texas discriminated against Latino voters and others? Has the demise of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act thanks to the Supreme Court’s 2013 decision in Shelby County v. Holder hurt minority voters?
On Episode 5 of the ELB Podcast, we talk to Nina Perales, vice president of litigation for the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, and one of the country’s leading voting rights lawyers.
You can listen to the ELB Podcast Episode 5 on Soundcloud or subscribe at iTunes.