Voting Rights Act Information

The Voting Rights Act prohibits denying the right of any citizen of the United States to vote on account of race or color.  This includes any procedure that diminishes the ability of a citizen to elect their preferred candidate on account of race, color or membership in a language minority.

The Voting Rights Act also prohibits vote dilution.  In a nutshell, vote dilution means limiting the effectiveness of a particular group’s vote.

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1. Voting Rights Act Information
2. Georgia’s State Constitution Information
3. The 14th Amendment Information
4. When will the Ad Hoc Redistricting Committee Meet?
5. What is Redistricting?
6. What is the role of the Redistricting Committee?
7. What is the current structure of the Augusta Commission and Board of Education?
8. How many representatives does each citizen have on the Augusta Commission and the Board of Education?
9. How did Augusta’s population change from 2010 to 2020?
10. How are the members of the Ad Hoc Redistricting Committee appointed?
11. How long will the new plan be in effect?
12. How can I communicate with Committee members?
13. Who are the Committee members?