Michigan civil rights chief says redistricting maps violate the Voting Rights Act

Add the Michigan Civil Rights Department director to the growing number of voices who say that the initial redistricting maps proposed by the state’s new independent panel violate the Voting Rights Act (VRA) of 1965. Department of Civil Rights Executive Director John E. Johnson Jr. spoke Wednesday evening at the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission … Continue reading Michigan civil rights chief says redistricting maps violate the Voting Rights Act