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Voting Section


The Voting Section enforces the civil provisions of the federal laws that protect the right to vote, including the Voting Rights Act, the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act, the National Voter Registration Act, the Help America Vote Act and the Civil Rights Acts.

Section Information

Tel: (202) 307-2767
Toll-free: (800) 253-3931

U.S. Department of Justice
Civil Rights Division
Voting Section
950 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
4CON 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20530

Voting Section News

Featured Items

Determinations Under Section 203

The U.S. Census Bureau has published the new Section 203 determinations for language minority coverage, based on the American Community Survey data.

Guidelines on Implementation of the Provisions of the Voting Rights Act Regarding Language Minority Groups

The Department has issued guidelines on implementation of the provisions of the Voting Rights Act regarding language minority groups.