Monthly Archives: June 2013

United States Supreme Court Issues Voting Rights Act Decision

The United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in Shelby County, Ala. v. Holder, holding that a key provision of the Voting Rights Act (“VRA”) is unconstitutional. Listed below are the key paragraphs explaining the Court’s decision. Striking down an Act … Continue reading

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President Announces Two Nominations For FEC

POLITICO reports that the President has nominated Ann Ravel, a Democrat who chairs the California Fair Political Practices Commission, and Lee Goodman, a Republican election lawyer, to the Federal Election Commission.

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FEC General Counsel Leaving The FEC, Returning To Private Practice

Anthony Herman, General Counsel to the Federal Election Commission, has resigned and will be returning to private practice.  We wish him well and good luck with his future endeavors.

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