A single mom took down Virginia Beach’s discriminatory voting system — and she’s not done yet
Holloway said she used a 1989 lawsuit from Norfolk as a model for her lawsuit, arguing that Virginia Beach’s voting system violated the Civil Rights Act. She also said she sought guidance from the plaintiffs involved in that lawsuit and got free legal advice through a Legal Aid program. Holloway didn’t have legal counsel until 10 months later, when she sought out the Campaign Legal Center, a nonprofit that advocates for unrestricted access to voting.
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