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Modern Attacks on Voting Rights Act Resource Page

The Brennan Center tracks legislation, assists in litigation, and creates original research to protect the Voting Rights Act. Below is a compiled list of resources.

Published: August 6, 2018

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The Voting Rights Act is at the heart of modern American democracy. However, the historic civil rights legislation has faced unprecedented attacks. The Brennan Center has worked to track these efforts to undercut voting rights and has engaged in litigation to protect every American’s voting rights.

Voting Laws Roundup:

The annual Voting Laws Roundup tracks the progress of both expansive and restrictive changes in voting laws throughout state legislatures.

Current Voting Laws Resources:

Original Research:


The Brennan Center has been a part of multiple litigation cases to protect the Voting Rights Act and combat restrictive voting rights laws throughout the country.