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Judge Rules in Favor of NAACP in Ohio Early Voting Case

Posted on September 4, 2014, 12:00 pm

In an opinion and order issued today, U.S. District Judge Peter Economus granted a motion for preliminary relief filed by the Ohio State Conference of the NAACP and other plaintiffs, blocking Ohio legislation that reduced early voting hours. Judge Economus determined that the legislation violates Equal Protection and section two of the Voting Rights Act. The case is NAACP v. Husted.


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