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Formal Petition for Rulemaking – Expanding Title VI Regulation in the Context of Election Procedures

As I’ve mentioned before, I believe that Title VI of the Civil Rights Act provides statutory authority to the Department of Justice to require much more extensive disclosures of changes in voting procedures than is currently taking place. I intend to send the attached petition to the Office of Legal Policy at the Department of Justice by no later than the end of this week (by no later than April 19th), but I wanted to give interested parties a chance to review the petition and offer suggestions.

I’ve found and corrected a few nagging errors and cleaned up the organization of the proposed rules a bit. Here’s the current draft of the petition (minus the cover letter): Formal Petition for Rulemaking – Cover and Arguments

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