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LDF’s Win to Enjoin At-Large Voting in Fayette County Proves That District-Based Voting is a Fair Electoral Method9/17/15Related Case or Issue:
Fayette County, Georgia – On Tuesday, voters in District 5, a remedial majority-Black district, took to the polls in a special election to fill the seat vacated by the first Black County Commissioner, Pota Coston, elected in 2014 to represent District 5. The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), congratulates Fayette County on a fair electoral outcome that affirms that district-based voting should be implemented as the method for electing candidates in all special and general elections for the County Commission and School Board in Fayette.
Victorien Wu Pens Blog on Fulfilling the Promise of Equal Political Citizenship for Black Voters in Terrebonne9/16/15
As part of the ACSblog's 2015 Constitution Day Symposium, Victorien Wu wrote a blog post regarding LDF's efforts to vindicate the fundamental right to vote of Black voters in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana.
Sherrilyn Ifill Joins a Discussion on Housing Discrimination, Segregation and Poverty on the Diane Rehm Show9/16/15
Housing Discrimination, Racial Segregation And Poverty In America