How to legally rig an election

Divide (a territorial unit) into election districts to give one political party an electoral majority in a large number of districts while concentrating the voting strength of the opposition in as few districts as possible. – Merriam Webster Dictionary definition of Gerrymandering

This is legal in the United States, and in the state of Wisconsin.

How a retired law professor could reshape U.S. democracy

Lead plantiff Bill Whitford sat down with NBC News to talk about the how the Whitford case got started and to help unpack what gerrymandering is. You can see more stories about the case and our project in the Newsroom section.

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“Democracy requires access for every citizen, and it requires truly competitive elections. When elections aren’t competitive, we see corruption, and we see hubris.”
Dale Schultz

Former State Senator (R)