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Supreme Court passes on Gill v. Whitford

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.

 

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

Wisconsin Democracy Campaign on SCOTUS Gerrymandering Ruling

June 27, 2019

Governor Evers Proposes non-partisan maps in state budget

February 26, 2019

Today Governor Evers proposed a non-partisan solution to gerrymandering in the state, which will be included in the governor's budget which will be released Thursday.

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.

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Issues Statement on Supreme Court's Texas Racial Gerrymandering Decision

June 25, 2018

June 25, 2018

 

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Issues Statement on Supreme Court's Texas Racial Gerrymandering Decision (Abbott v. Perez)

 

LWV - Supreme Court Ruling Shows Need for Redistricting Reform

June 18, 2018

 

Supreme Court passes on Gill v. Whitford

Supreme Court
June 18, 2018

In a unanimous ruling this morning, the US Supreme Court sent the Gill v. Whitford case back to the lower courts. The court ruled that the plaintiffs did not have article III standing to claim damages on a state-wide basis. 

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