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Wisconsin Supreme Court
Dec 27, 2023

Editorial: New maps, but same outcome is possible

Last week's decision by Wisconsin's Supreme Court on the legislative districts in our state was perhaps the least surprising outcome imaginable. The same can be said of the breakdown, a 4-3 split along clear ideological lines.

Oct 16, 2023

Gov. Evers, AG Kaul ask Wisconsin Supreme Court to declare Wisconsin’s legislative maps unconstitutional

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court to declare Wisconsin’s legislative maps unconstitutional and institute new maps that avoid the partisan bias that has “infected” Wisconsin’s legislative maps “to the detriment of Wisconsin’s democracy.” The request was made on behalf of Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers, in a brief obtained by the Wisconsin […]

Oct 16, 2023

Wisconsin Supreme Court asked to draw new legislative boundaries over Republican objections

Democratic voters in Wisconsin hoping to undo Republican-drawn legislative district maps told the liberal-controlled state Supreme Court on Monday.

Wisconsin Gerrymandering
Oct 10, 2023

Gov. Evers moves to intervene in redistricting challenge to Wisconsin’s legislative maps

On Tuesday, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit before the Wisconsin Supreme Court challenging the state’s current legislative maps. “My commitment to the people of Wisconsin remains the same—I believe that the people should get to choose their elected officials, not the other way around, and that includes making […]

gerrymandering
Sep 18, 2023

A tale of two states’ gerrymandering

In North Carolina and Wisconsin, Republicans are trying to seize power over elections and redistricting.

Iowa Model
Sep 14, 2023

Iowa State auditor says Vos’s redistricting plan isn’t from Iowa

Iowa State Auditor Rob Sand said Wisconsin Republican's redistricting plan is "not the Iowa model."

Sep 13, 2023

Wisconsin’s Democratic governor rejects GOP’s surprise redistricting plan

Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Tony Evers shot down as “bogus” a surprise plan Republicans floated Tuesday.

Sep 13, 2023

Wisconsin GOP lawmakers propose nonpartisan redistricting ahead of 2024 election to preempt Supreme Court tossing maps

Wisconsin GOP lawmakers propose nonpartisan redistricting ahead of 2024 election to preempt Supreme Court tossing maps.

Sep 5, 2023

Democrats could gain a seat in the U.S. House

Democrats could gain a seat in the U.S. House and multiple seats in Georgia’s Legislature if a judge rules Republicans drew maps illegally weakening Black voters’ power.

Wisconsin Gerrymandering
Aug 23, 2023

Legal community weighs in on Supreme Court Justice Protasiewicz’s duty to recuse over gerrymandering cases

Legal community differs on whether or not Justice Protasiewicz has a duty to recuse on gerrymandering case.

Aug 2, 2023

Wisconsin lawsuit asks new liberal-controlled Supreme Court to toss Republican-drawn maps

A lawsuit filed Wednesday asks Wisconsin's newly liberal-controlled state Supreme Court to throw out Republican-drawn legislative maps as unconstitutional, the latest legal challenge of many nationwide that could upset political boundary lines before the 2024 election.

Apr 6, 2023

Lawsuit to challenge Wisconsin’s legislative maps to be filed

The lawsuit will be filed after Justice-elect Janet Protasiewicz is sworn in on Aug. 1.

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