28 CFR 51.57 - Relevant factors.
Among the factors the Attorney General will consider in making determinations with respect to the submitted changes affecting voting are the following:
(b) The extent to which the jurisdiction followed objective guidelines and fair and conventional procedures in adopting the change;
(c) The extent to which the jurisdiction afforded members of racial and language minority groups an opportunity to participate in the decision to make the change;
(d) The extent to which the jurisdiction took the concerns of members of racial and language minority groups into account in making the change; and
(e) The factors set forth in Village of Arlington Heights v. Metropolitan Housing Development Corp., 429 U.S. 252 (1977):
(6) The legislative or administrative history, including contemporaneous statements made by the decision makers.
[Order 3262-2011, 76 FR 21249, Apr. 15, 2011]
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