by Victor Jacobo, CBS58
MADISON, Wis. (CBS 58) — Governor Evers signed an executive order to establish a nonpartisan redistricting commission in an effort to draw what he calls are fair and impartial maps in 2021.
“People should be able to choose their elected officials, not the other way around,” Evers said in a news conference at the State Capitol on Monday, Jan. 27.
The commission is set to be made up of volunteers who are not party officials, lobbyists or lawmakers. The group will take census data from later this year and travel the state for input and present to the Legislature next year the maps it believes should be drawn.
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