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The Voting Rights Act

 Commissioners hand out different maps to be submitted during a Ohio Redistricting Commission meeting on March 2, 2022.
Andy Chow
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Statehouse News Bureau
Commissioners hand out different maps to be submitted during a Ohio Redistricting Commission meeting on March 2, 2022.

The congressional lines drawn in a number of states face lawsuits calling them racially discriminatory and illegal under the Voting Rights Act. The landmark piece of legislation isn't as strong as it used to be, however, and in many cases, disputed maps are still in place for the 2022 midterms.

Today we are taking a look at the history and future of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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