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Gill v. Whitford Oral Arguments at Supreme Court today

Correct a Cheating System with Fair Maps

State Senator Jeff Smith
February 2, 2021

I can always appreciate a good game of cribbage; sure, there’s some friendly competition, but more importantly, it’s a chance to catch up with someone and make some memories. But, imagine someone beat you to the end of the board just to find out they cheated the whole game, maybe by moving their pegs a couple extra spots each round or slyly taking a look at your cards. You’d probably be frustrated and distrusting if you play them again, right?

 

5th CD Fair Maps Hearing

peoples Map Commission
October 21, 2020

The People's Map Commission appointed by Governor Evers is continuing to have hearings to receive input on the creation of fair maps in the state. The hearing concentrating on the 5th Congressional District will be held on Oct. 29 from 6-8:30 PM. The deadline for registering to comment during this hearing is 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. Each speaker will have 3 minutes to speak.

Fall in Line for Fair Maps Event Sunday - we can fix this

Event Poster
October 9, 2020

Western WI for Nonpartisan Voting Districts (a project of PCGRO) and the League of Women Voters, Greater Chippewa Valley will be holding an event called Fall in Line for Fair Maps this Sunday. The event will be a progressive visit to local businesses to purchase food and talk about fair maps and Gerrymandering.

Wisconsin Fair Maps Commission Meeting for the 8th CD - 10/1/2020

People's Maps Commission Online Public Hearing | 8th Congressional District

October 1, 2020

This is the live stream of today's Fair Maps Commission meeting, which will include public testimony. The live stream begins at 5:30 PM.

The People’s Maps Commission: By the People and For the People

State Senator Jeff Smith
July 20, 2020

When representatives of the original colonies gathered to determine the formation of the United States they took the bold step of putting the trust in the hands of its citizens, establishing the United States as a Democratic Republic.

 

Jeff Smith - Good Government Demands Redistricting Reform

Senator Jeff Smith
January 14, 2020

Every new year is an opportunity to reflect on what we can do better moving forward. When the New Year is the first of a new decade we think even bigger. What can we do in this new decade to become the sibling, parent, neighbor, colleague or citizen we’re expected to be?

 

Matt Rothschild, Dr. K. Zagorski on Fair Maps

Fair Maps Panel

Fair Maps/Gerrymandering Panel

October 27, 2018

Thursday night Matt Rothschild of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign and Dr. K. Zagorski spoke in a forum on fair maps and gerrymandering in Menomonie. The discussion, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Greater Chippewa Valley clarified the history and current status of gerrymandering in Wisconsin, and what can be done to move forward. Wisconsin currently has one of the most gerrymandered voting maps in the country.

Gill v. Whitford Oral Arguments at Supreme Court today

Supreme Court Building

AFJ SCOTUS Spotlight: Gill v. Whitford

October 3, 2017

Oral arguments are being heard today at the U.S. Supreme Court in the Gill v. Whitford case. I hear you asking yourself "why do I care?".

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