Press Release: ACLU of Georgia Reminds State Legislators of Legal Obligations to Comply with the Voting Rights Act, U.S. Constitution during Redistricting Process in Special Session
ATLANTA – Today, the ACLU of Georgia sent letters to all members of the Georgia Legislature to remind them of their legal obligations to comply with the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (“VRA”) and the U.S. Constitution when considering how to draw the new legislative maps in the upcoming redistricting process.
Specifically, the ACLU of Georgia stated that the legislature must ensure that new maps
comply with the Voting Rights Act of 1965,
comply with the U.S. Constitution, and
fairly reflect the power of voters of color.