Stories tagged: "redistricting"


Wisconsin Supreme Court
Given Veto Override Assistance by Two Supreme Courts, Wisconsin Will Have Republican-Drawn Maps for Another Decade

Wisconsin Supreme Court chooses GOP maps that eliminate one Black-majority Assembly district after the US Supreme Court ruled Gov. Evers’ maps aren’t “race-neutral” because they added a district.

The U.S. Supreme Court as seen Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Citing Too Many Black-Majority Districts, Conservatives on US Supreme Court Strike Down Evers’ New Maps

Republicans called it racial gerrymandering. State attorney general says it’s “back to the drawing board,” with less than a month until candidates for Legislature can start to file.

(Graphic by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
State Supreme Court Chooses New Political Maps Still Heavily Skewed to Republicans

By choosing Evers’ modified option, court rules 4-3 against GOP efforts to tilt the maps even further from statewide voter makeup.

Gov. Tony Evers speaks at a March 12, 2020 news conference. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Evers Unveils New Election Maps After Supreme Court Rejects His Nonpartisan Proposal

The maps would still give Republicans an advantage in Wisconsin elections, but not one as large as GOP-drawn maps.

GOP Proposed maps - October 2021
Proposed GOP Maps Would End Evers’ Ability to Veto Any of Their Bills

Gov. Evers: “Republicans will have to do better than this if they expect me to sign either of these bills—they need to go back to the drawing board.”

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) listens as Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers delivers the governor's State of the State speech at the state Capitol Jan. 22, 2020, in Madison, Wis. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Republican State Legislators Introduce Resolution Aimed at Retaining Their Gerrymandered Majority

Veto-proof proposal comes a day after the State Supreme Court agrees to hear redistricting case by conservative Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty

(Graphic by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
How New Census Data Changes the Fight Over Gerrymandering in Wisconsin

Group files lawsuit seeking to ensure Wisconsin’s gerrymandered maps of the past decade aren’t used as the base for new lines.