Voting Rights Act Participating by telephone from Cincinnati, Ohio, Representative Chabot spoke about upcoming subcommittee hearings on the Voting Rights Act… read more

Voting Rights Act Participating by telephone from Cincinnati, Ohio, Representative Chabot spoke about upcoming subcommittee hearings on the Voting Rights Act (VRA). The hearings, regarding VRA sections 5 and 203, will be held on November 8-9, 2005.

Mr. DeBose spoke about the VRA and the reauthorization of the act in Congress. He discussed activity regarding the act on the Hill and the reasons the act has become an issue now. Mr. DeBose also responded to questions and comments from viewers.

Voting Rights Act, Section 23, makes it illegal to discriminate based on someone’s membership in a language minority group. Section 5 requires certain state and local governments to get federal approval before implementing changes to voting procedures. close

People in this video

Hosting Organization

Series

More Videos From

Open Phones

More Videos
More information about

Voting Rights Act

39 Views
Program ID:
189615-2
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 07, 2005 | 7:57am EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Nov 07, 2005 | 12:03pm EST | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Nov 07, 2005 | 7:57am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 07, 2005 | 12:03pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Purchase a DVD or Download

Voting Rights Act

  • DVD
    Price:
    $29.95
  • MP4 video - Low
    Price:
    Free
  • MP4 video - Standard
    Price:
    $4.99
  • MP3 audio - Standard
    Price:
    $0.99

User Created Clips from This Video