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Unformatted text preview: Race, Redistricting, and Represen- tation after the Voting Rights Act POLI 363: Southern Politics Fall 2009 The Voting Rights Act of 1965 What did it do? What were the implications for southern politics? Types of Representation Descriptive and substantive Representation Majority- minority districts Race, Redistricting, and Representation after the Voting Rights Act POLI 363: Southern Politics Fall 2009 November 11, 2009 Race, Redistricting, and Represen- tation after the Voting Rights Act POLI 363: Southern Politics Fall 2009 The Voting Rights Act of 1965 What did it do? What were the implications for southern politics? Types of Representation Descriptive and substantive Representation Majority- minority districts Outline 1 The Voting Rights Act of 1965 What did it do? What were the implications for southern politics? 2 Types of Representation Descriptive and substantive Representation Majority-minority districts Race, Redistricting, and Represen- tation after the Voting Rights Act POLI 363: Southern Politics Fall 2009 The Voting Rights Act of 1965 What did it do? What were the implications for southern politics? Types of Representation Descriptive and substantive Representation Majority- minority districts Three Main Causes of the Southern Transformation 1 Realignments and critical elections (1932, 1964, 1980) 2 Redistricting and new representation 3 Ideological changes and shifts in congressional voting patterns Race, Redistricting, and Represen- tation after the Voting Rights Act POLI 363: Southern Politics Fall 2009 The Voting Rights Act of 1965 What did it do? What were the implications for southern politics? Types of Representation Descriptive and substantive Representation Majority- minority districts Why is the VRA important?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course POLI 363 taught by Professor Parsons during the Fall '09 term at South Carolina.

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