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How did Memphis’ Democratic congressional district survive redistricting?

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 07, 2022 10:35 AM CT | Published: February 07, 2022 4:00 AM CT

A brief history of the Voting Rights Act in Tennessee, and Shelby County’s protected congressional district.


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Ian Round

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter. He came to Tennessee from Maryland where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a Master of Journalism degree from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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