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Federal officials approve Sandy Springs’ Voting Rights exemption

By Amy Wenk amywenk@reporternewspapers.net Sandy Springs recently became the first city in Georgia to win U.S. Justice Department approval to opt out of a provision in the Voting Rights Act. The decision, if approved by a judge, will allow the city to conduct its own elections. The Justice Department reached the agreement Sept. 22. A […]