Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers followed through Thursday on his promise to veto the Republican-drawn redistricting plans, calling the maps "gerrymandering 2.0."Read More »
Gov. Tony Evers signed an executive order Monday setting up what he promised would be a nonpartisan commission to draw new legislative maps next year for the Legislature to consider, a step Republicans have rejected as a sham.Read More »
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling Thursday rejecting partisan gerrymandering claims in North Carolina and Maryland will effectively end similar federal lawsuits in several states. But it isn’t likely to stop other cases challenging congressional or state legislative districts on different grounds or in different venues.
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His voice nearly gone following all-night negotiations, Robin Vos stood on the floor of the Wisconsin Assembly just after sunrise and calmly made the case for legislation meant to take power away from the incoming governor.Read More »