Section five, U.S. Voting Rights Act of 1965
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Section five, U.S. Voting Rights Act of 1965 voting changes that require federal approval including current federal regulations by J. Devereux Weeks

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Published by Institute of Government, University of Georgia in Athens, Ga .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Voting -- United States.,
  • Suffrage -- United States.

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Edition Notes

StatementJ. Devereux Weeks and Norman J. Slawsky.
ContributionsSlawsky, Norman J., 1949-, University of Georgia. Institute of Government.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF4898 .W43 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination55 p. ;
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4260580M
ISBN 100898540739
LC Control Number81006221
OCLC/WorldCa7552411

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