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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.

(Image by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
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.

In this file photo, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) talks to media after Governor Evers delivered his 2020 State of the State address.
Judge Stops GOP Lawyering Up For Gerrymandering Fight That Hasn’t Happened Yet

Elections Commission also begins updating registration records in routine maintenance that could drop thousands of inactive voters.