Eric Holder Supports Black Mississippians' Lawsuit Over Racist Election Practices

Nicole Rojas
Jun 6, 2019 - 5:00

Four Black voters have sued the state of Mississippi for allegedly having an election process that is racist, and they have former Attorney General Eric Holder on their side. Leslie-Burl McLemore, Charles Holmes, Jimmie Robinson, Sr., and Roderick Woullard filed a federal lawsuit against Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann and Speaker of the Mississippi House of Representatives Philip Gunn. The suit claimed that the state’s procedures for electing state-level candidates in statewide elections has violated the US...

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