VIDEO: Wisconsin Supreme Court Receives Seven Suggested Ways to Replace Current Gerrymandering Maps

By Pat Kreitlow

January 17, 2024

A scientist with the Princeton Gerrymandering Project has reviewed the seven proposals turned in late Friday to the WI Supreme Court, as they work to replace the current gerrymandered maps used for elections to the Wisconsin Legislature. Prof. Sam Wang shared his evaluation of the alternatives on UpNorthNews Radio, with specifics on how the map submitted by legislative Republicans would still give GOP candidates a significant head start toward majority control of the Assembly and Senate.

@upnorthnews A scientist with the Princeton Gerrymandering Project has reviewed the seven proposals turned in late Friday to the WI Supreme Court, as they work to replace the current gerrymandered maps used for elections to the Wisconsin Legislature. Prof. Sam Wang shared his evaluation of the alternatives on UpNorthNews Radio, with specifics on how the map submitted by legislative Republicans would still give GOP candidates a significant head start toward majority control of the Assembly and Senate. #wiscosnin #wisconsinnews #supremecourt #fairmaps ♬ original sound – UpNorthNews

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  • Pat Kreitlow

    The Founding Editor of UpNorthNews, Pat was a familiar presence on radio and TV stations in western Wisconsin before serving in the state Legislature. After a brief stint living in the Caribbean, Pat and wife returned to Chippewa Falls to be closer to their growing group of grandchildren. He now serves as UNN's chief political correspondent and host of UpNorthNews Radio, airing weekday mornings 6 a.m.-8 a.m on the Civic Media radio network and the UpNorthNews Facebook page.

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