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Election systems and representative democracy : reflections on the Voting Rights Act of 1965

Topic: 
ELECTIONS
Author: 
Zimmerman, Joseph F.
Publisher/Date: 
1995
Note: 
In National Civic Review -- Vol. 84 - no. 4 (Fall/Winter 1995).
Summary: 
The Voting Rights Act, as originally conceived and through its various amendments, has proved an extraordinarily effective tool for eliminating the most egregious barriers to, and abuses of, minorities' rights to register and vote.