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

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 30, 2019Contact: Mary McCarthy815-236-2845 NON-DENIAL MEANS WISCONSIN SHOULD BE WORRIEDSpeaker and Majority Leader careful not to actually deny their desire to rig 2021 map-drawing MILWAUKEE—After a news report yesterday morning in the...

Wisconsin Democrats promote new redistricting plan

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday worked to generate momentum for a bill calling for civil servants to draw legislative district boundaries, insisting it’s the right time to pass the measure after the U.S. Supreme Court killed a lawsuit challenging...

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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)