Election Laws

In the 2013 case Shelby County v. Holder, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) unconstitutional. Sections 4 and 5 of the VRA allowed the federal government to veto changes to election laws and procedures in certain states and local jurisdictions. Do you think that states should be permitted to set their own election standards? Why or why not?

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