Voting rights activists had cause for celebration last week after federal courts struck down strict new voting requirements in Texas, North Carolina and a handful of other key states, just months before voters head to the polls for the presidential election.


Matthew Green

Matthew Green is a digital media producer for KQED News. He previously produced The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog. Matthew's written for numerous Bay Area publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. He also taught journalism classes at Fremont High School in East Oakland.

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