Republican consent decree

There’s been a lot of talk in the elections forum about the Republican party being subject to a consent decree.

What exactly are the terms of this agreement other than that they not engage in voter suppression tactics? I would have thought that would have been covered under the whole ‘don’t do it, it’s illegal’ principle?

What are the potential consequences if the party is found to have violated it?

DNC v. RNC Consent Decree

You can read the legal documents involved from that page. I don’t know of any written consequences.


I can’t speak to the accuracy, but here is Rachel Maddow’s take on it.