The Supreme Court ruled on Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder Tuesday, striking down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act.
The court made the ruling by a vote of 5-4.
The court also upheld Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, but it is unclear whether that section is inoperable without Section 4. The court left it to Congress to come up with a Section 4 replacement.
Click here to read the opinion on the case.
Click here for more on the decision from HuffPost's Ryan Reilly.
This story is developing and has been updated.