Stories tagged: "wisconsin fair elections project"


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Wisconsin’s Attorney General is on the Ballot This Fall. But What Does He Do?

Abortion rights, public safety, the climate crisis, and more are on the ballot this November. So are Tony Evers and Tim Michels, plus Ron Johnson and Mandela Barnes. But another, often overlooked race, can have just as big of an impact on your life as who we send to the Governor’s Mansion or the US Capitol.

Supreme Court Hands Evers Another Defeat
‘That’s Just Bulls**t’: Evers Gets Frank, Defends His Record, and Predicts the Outcome of Wisconsin’s Midterms

Appearing on the popular “Pod Save America” podcast Tuesday, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers held nothing back as he discussed the 1849 abortion ban, a booming work force, funding schools, and why Tim Michels is simply trying to "out-MAGA" other Republicans.

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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.

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.

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Fair Maps Activists Lobby Lawmakers to Take the Redistricting Process Out of the Hands of the GOP-Led Legislature

Taking redistricting control away from politicians would pave the way for Wisconsin to have fair, competitive elections for the next decade, advocates say.

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

Wisconsin Supreme Court chambers in the state Capitol. (Shutterstock)
Wisconsin Supreme Court Denies GOP Attempt to Bypass Federal Courts In Gerrymandering Lawsuits

The state’s high court denied a request that would have seen it automatically take up presumed lawsuits in this year’s redistricting process.