Frequently Asked Questions about Voting Rights
- What federal law protects me from discrimination in voting?
- Where did the Voting Rights Act come from?
- What does the Voting Rights Act do?
- What does the Justice Department do to enforce the Voting Rights Act?
- Will the Voting Rights Act expire?
- What kinds of racial discrimination in voting are there, and what does the Voting Rights Act do about them?
- Is it prohibited to draw majority-minority districts?
- What other voting rights laws does the Justice Department enforce?
- Does the Voting Rights Act protect language minorities?
- What are federal observers?
- How do I get the Justice Department to monitor an election?
- What responsibilities does the Justice Department have with regard to voter fraud or intimidation?
- What responsibilities does the Justice Department have with regard to campaign finance?
- Can the Justice Department run elections to make sure they are fair?
- If I lost my right to vote because I was convicted of a crime, how can I get it restored?
- How can I make a complaint regarding possible violations of the federal voting rights laws
- What is the role of the Civil Rights Division in enforcing HAVA?
- Does the Civil Rights Division distribute federal funds under HAVA?
- To what elections does Title III of HAVA apply?
- Does Title III of HAVA apply to all States?
- Does a State have to comply with Title III of HAVA if it does not seek or accept federal funding?
- National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) - Questions and Answers
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