McDaniel v. Sanchez,
448 U.S. 1318 (1980)

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McDaniel v. Sanchez, 448 U.S. 1318 (1980)

McDaniel v. Sanchez

No. A-126

Decided August 14, 1980

448 U.S. 1318


An application to stay, pending the disposition of a petition for certiorari, the Court of Appeals' judgment requiring applicant Texas county officials to proceed with procedures for the "preclearance," under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, of a new apportionment plan for county commissioner precincts ordered by the District Court and approved by the county commissioners, is granted. It appears that there is a "reasonable probability" that four Members of this Court will vote to grant certiorari, and that the balance as to the possibility of "irreparable harm" favors the applicants.

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