One day following the Obama administration’s headline-grabbing win against Texas officials in the voter ID case at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said she will review the state officials’ reactions to determine what steps to take next.
When asked at an Aug. 6 press conference, Lynch did not rule out the possibility of returning to court and seeking preclearance review of Texas’ changes to its voting laws or district maps if Texas officials persist in their battle to preserve the existing voter ID law. The Fifth Circuit struck down the Texas voter ID law as discriminatory.
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