Stories tagged: "People’s Maps Commission"


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.
Evers’ Fair Maps Commission Keeps Working as GOP Cries for More Gerrymandering

The redistricting process will almost certainly end up in court. A Republican-backed proposal would automatically send all cases to the state’s conservative-controlled high court.

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.”