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Mississippi ditched the Confederate-stamped state flag. Next, it could end its Jim Crow-era voting system.

JACKSON, MISS. — Mississippi just ditched its Confederate-themed state flag. Later this year, the state s voters will decide whether to dump a statewide election process that dates to the Jim Crow era. Facing pressure from a lawsuit and the possibility of action from a federal judge, legislators are putting a state constitutional amendment on the ballot in November. Advertisement The amendment would simplify elections for governor and other statewide officials by erasing an Electoral College-type provision...


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