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AP Government - Acts

Acts dealing with the election process
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Voting Rights Act of '65
guarenteed vote for minorites
Civil Rights Act of '57
gave the attorney general power to require federal courts to issue orders to prevent any interference with persons right to vote ( Strong Thrumond filibustered reading from the phonebook )
Civil Rights Act of '60
created federal voting referees who helped correct conditions to prevent voter discrimination
Civil Rights Act of '64
abolished use of voter registration or a literacy requirement to discriminate against any voter
Motor Voter Act
1) automatic registrations when license is required. 2) authorized $50 million for implementation 3) automatic renewal of registration when renewing license 4) requires states to review voter list
McCarthy Frasier
Increased minority delegate representation
Federal Election Campaign Act
put limits on campaign spending
Bi-Partisan Campaign Act ( McCain - Fiengold Act )
banned soft money contributions to political campaigns and limits on issue ads