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Top Perry Confidant Calls for an End to the Voting Rights Act

Texas GOP wants Supreme Court to kill the Voting Rights Act

Who is Ted Delisi?


Delisi is a deeply embedded political confidant to Rick Perry and a host of other statewide Republican politicians. He is closely tied to Karl Rove and acquired Rove’s direct mail and voter contact business after Rove began working fulltime for George W. Bush. Delisi’s wife, Diedre served as Rick Perry’s Chief of Staff and now works on his Presidential campaign. It is fair to accept that Ted Delisi’s views on the US Voting Rights Act reflect the views of Rick Perry and the broad leadership of Republicans in Texas. (Sources: Delisi Communications, Austin American Statesman)

In a live radio interview last week, top Texas GOP operative and Rick Perry insider,Ted Delisi, removed any doubt that Perry, Greg Abbott and the Texas Republican leadership see the Texas redistricting litigation before the US Supreme Court as a chance to end the US Voting Rights Act.

During an interview on Houston radio News 92 FM, responding to a question from host Scott Braddock, Delisi bluntly said it's time for the Voting Rights Act to be "history."

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Listen to the entire segment here.

Texas Republicans Want to Kill the Voting Rights Act

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