Stories tagged: "fair maps wisconsin"


Gov. Tony Evers signs an executive order on Jan. 27 authorizing the creation of a nonpartisan commission to draw fair maps for the next redistricting process. (Photo by Jessica VanEgeren)
Evers: Gerrymandering Allowed GOP to Abandon Wisconsin in the Depths of a Pandemic

Evers wants the next maps to return to rewarding compromise and service, rather than conflict, but a 2021 battle is expected.

Proponents of non-partisan redistricting say non-politicians would draw political boundaries to be more compact and uniform as in Iowa. Wisconsin's district lines underwent significant and controversial changes after Republicans took over the process in 2011.
Election Day Was Only the Start: The Fair Maps Fight Is Heating Up in Wisconsin

“The People’s Maps Commission is so people can see and courts can see how rigged the system is.”

Vote 2020 Fair Maps
Plaintiff in Gerrymandering Case: ‘Vote in Order to Create a Fair System.’

Lawmakers will again reconfigure voting districts based on 2020 US Census results next year.

Gov. Tony Evers signs an executive order on Jan. 27 authorizing the creation of a nonpartisan commission to draw fair maps for the next redistricting process. (Photo by Jessica VanEgeren)
Evers Seeking Nine to Serve on Fair Maps Commission

Panel of three retired judges to pick nine members. Applications due July 31.

Gov. Tony Evers signs an executive order on Jan. 27 authorizing the creation of a nonpartisan commission to draw fair maps for the next redistricting process. (Photo by Jessica VanEgeren)
Evers: Redistricting in Public Will Happen

Public commission is a sharp departure from 2011’s gerrymandering and secrecy oaths

Proponents of non-partisan redistricting say non-politicians would draw political boundaries to be more compact and uniform as in Iowa. Wisconsin's district lines underwent significant and controversial changes after Republicans took over the process in 2011.
Dems Say Let Voters Rule on Gerrymandering

GOP: Constitution let politicians draw maps. Critics: Let's change constitution