HATTIESBURG, MS (Sept. 4, 2013) — Walthall County, Mississippi officials were sued in April by the American Civil Rights Union (ACRU) under the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (“Motor Voter”) for having more registered voters than voting-age-eligible residents.
Today, the parties have settled the case. The United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi entered a final consent decree that requires the defendants to clean up the county’s voter rolls. Read consent decree. (PDF 714 KB)