U.S. District Chief Judge Rodney W. Sippel had halted the district's school board elections until a new system could be put in place. The Ferguson-Florissant, Mo., district had argued to keep its current at-large voting system.
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A federal judge ruled Monday that the process to elect school board members in the Ferguson-Florissant, Mo., school district violates Section 2 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. He barred the school district from holding elections.