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Some of that reflected years of advocacy by voting rights groups, including the concerted pushback that led the state, in 2015, to back away from a plan to close 31 driver’s license offices in rural areas, many of them predominantly black.
According to the Black Alliance for Just Immigration’s report with the New York University School of Law, DACA applicants from predominantly Black countries are less likely to be approved than other applicants.
But the decision could further jeopardize the health of women in Southeast D.C., an area that is predominantly black.
The party also had remote texting banks and a volunteer recruitment email operation that sent more than 1 million texts to predominantly black voters.
That change would especially disadvantage residents of California and other high-tax states that vote predominantly Democratic.
Members of a predominantly Black church in Monroe, Louisiana were left searching for answers after a white teenager targeted the church's primary sanctuary in an arson attack.
Among the options: Eliminate the deduction for state and local taxes that Californians and residents of other high-tax and predominantly Democratic jurisdictions rely on to hold down their tax bills.
Pence will travel to the predominantly Democratic state Sunday for a fundraising swing, according to a source close to the administration.
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First Known Use of predominantly
Synonymsaltogether, basically, by and large, generally, largely, mainly, mostly, overall, chiefly, primarily, principally, substantially
Related Wordsabout, more or less, most, much, near, nearly, next to, nigh, practically, some, virtually, well-nigh; approximately, broadly, plus or minus, roughly; commonly, frequently, generally, normally, ordinarily, typically, usually; incompletely, partially, partly, rather, somewhat
Near Antonymscompletely, entirely, fully, perfectly, thoroughly, totally, wholly; barely, hardly, just, marginally, minimally, scarcely; absolutely, categorically, unqualifiedly
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