Memo from Karl Rove to Eddie Aurispa regarding Voting Rights Act, June 6, 1981
Memo from Karl Rove to Eddie Aurispa regarding Voting Rights Act. Requested procedure changes include: shifting burden of proof; and, assuming changes are okay unless regarded by a court as having a discriminatory impact.
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"Texas Governor Term 1, 1979-1982"
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"Governor William P. Clements, Jr. Official State Papers, 1st Term, 1979-1983"
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June 11, 1981 TO: Eddie Aurispa FROM: Karl Rove RE: Voting Rights Act Please change preclearance procedure as follows: .Shift burden of proof -Assume any changes is OK unless someone gets court to say discriminatory impact Keep language provisions (i.e., Spanish ballot). KR/cap