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July 31, 2013

Voting Rights Lawsuits Have Declined By 37 Percent In One Year, Report Says
By Elizabeth Llorente


Lawsuits related to voting rights are seeing a decline across the country, according to an analysis of federal statistics by Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) at Syracuse University. New voting rights lawsuits filed in June numbered just nine, a drop of 25 percent over those filed in May, TRAC found. When compared to such cases filed a year ago, the drop was even larger 37 percent. Over a five-year period, going back to 2008, voting rights lawsuits filed are down 22.5 percent.


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