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Supreme Court Throws Out D.C. Court’s Rulings Against Texas’ Voter ID, Redistricting Bills




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June 28, 2013, 7:49am
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Because Texas is no longer subject to preclearance, lower court’s rulings in preclearance cases are overturned

AUSTIN -- Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the State of Texas and threw out judgments by a federal district court in D.C. that had denied federal pre-clearance of Texas’ voter ID and redistricting laws. Texas had appealed those judgments to the U.S. Supreme Court. Those judgments were vacated with this ruling because the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Shelby County v. Holder that it is unconstitutional to require states like Texas to obtain advance approval from the federal government before election laws can take effect. The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling eliminates all of the lower court’s rulings and the findings made by the lower court against the State of Texas.

The Texas voter ID law can go into effect. Similarly, the redistricting maps passed by the Texas Legislature during the special session and signed into law by Governor Perry immediately go into effect. Like voter ID, these maps will not need to go through the lengthy and costly federal preclearance process because of Tuesday’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court in Shelby County.
 


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4 th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Springs  
July 6, 2013 11:23am
 
 
I think Texas should file a lawsuit against that racist Holder and the U.S. Government for enforcing a law based on events and happenings on he ground 50 years ago. they ... Read More Read More
 
 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
July 5, 2013 6:41am
 
 
Liberals believe in the eternal right to vote.
Shades of the Duke.
 
 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
July 4, 2013 12:50pm
 
 
Anything that will limit liberals to one vote per citizen has got to be discriminatory. Anything that allows only US citizens to vote is racist. Shut up, go back to work ... Read More Read More
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
July 2, 2013 6:25am
 
 
FACTS.......Same game plan.....when you get cornered,
just clam up.
 
 
4 th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Springs  
June 29, 2013 9:05am
 
 
"Facts only" even you must know that if any...I said ANY part of a law is uconstitutional the whole bill is unenforceable...even YOU must know that!
 
 
Michael Abbott  
Sutherland Springs, TX  
June 28, 2013 6:54pm
 
 
 
 
Michael Abbott  
Sutherland Springs, TX  
June 28, 2013 6:50pm
 
 
FYI---

S.B.14 aka Texas Voter ID act 2011

http://votesmart.org/static/billtext/34857.pdf
 
 
Perry  
La Vernia  
June 28, 2013 6:02pm
 
 
Facts only please: I read through the DOJ page on Sec. II of the voting rights act. I didn't see anything that referenced "Distance to a polling place". ... Read More Read More
 
 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
June 28, 2013 2:39pm
 
 
The old rules were useful 50 years ago, but times have changed.
 
 
Facts only please  
TX  
June 28, 2013 1:54pm
 
 
Michael: Section II is still valid can be used to prevent discrimination (having an ID) for those who live long distances to get an official ID.
 

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