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A Wisconsin Republican Looks Back With Regret at Voter ID and Redistricting Fights

Jeff Smith - Fend for Yourself Unless Republicans Do Their Jobs

State Senator Jeff Smith
December 9, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted our lives significantly, killing nearly 4,000 Wisconsinites, devastating our economy and leaving us in a hard place to recover.  After more than 230 days since the State Legislature met, Governor Tony Evers stepped up, once again, to provide relief for Wisconsin families.

The Election is Over. Wisconsin Turns to Redistricting.

district map comparison
December 8, 2020

The veto is intact. 

Now that the election is over, it’s time to move on to the next political fight in Wisconsin. The results from that will last longer than a Joe Biden presidency.

Like every state in the union, Wisconsin must redraw its political districts. Many experts consider the Dairy State’s to be among the most gerrymandered in the nation.

Post-election in Wisconsin, nothing much changed in regards to the state legislature, which draws the maps.

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?

 

LWV - THE TIME FOR REDISTRICTING REFORM IN WISCONSIN IS NOW

September 12, 2019
The need for redistricting reform in Wisconsin is critical. Concerned voters across the political spectrum are calling to end the practice of gerrymandering by our elected officials. The League of Women Voters of Wisconsin has advocated for nonpartisan redistricting for decades. Over these decades, the control of the legislature has teetered between the two major parties.

Trust The Voters

July 9, 2019

#222222;">#ffffff;">Redistricting is right around the corner in 2021. New legislative and congressional district maps will be drawn up after the census by the political party in charge. Gerrymandered maps will give the party in charge a secure advantage for the next 10 years.

Dane Co. judge rules Walker must hold special elections

Scott Walker
March 22, 2018

Dane County Court judge Josann Reynolds today ruled that the state must hold a special election for the two seats recently vacated in the State Legislature. Judge Reynolds was appointed by Scott Walker in 2014.

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