Run-Off Elections and the Voting Rights Act: Whitfield v. the Democratic Party of Arkansas

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McLean, Christopher A.
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1991
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INTRODUCTION|1990 marked the 25th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Long regarded as the nation's most successful civil rights statute, the Voting Rights Act and its amendments have brought the blessings of democracy to a generation of Americans. The Voting Rights Act has eliminated poll taxes, literacy tests, reshaped election districts, replaced many at-large election schemes with district elections and has helped eliminate other electoral structures which have historically suppressed minority electoral power and participation...
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24 Creighton L. Rev. 827 (1990-1991)
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Creighton University School of Law
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