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The election won’t stop the partisan gerrymandering epidemic

State legislatures across the country will undergo a deeply partisan process of drawing district lines using the new census data starting next year. BY MARK SULLIVAN On election night (and throughout election week) most of us were very tuned in to the big national...

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Gerrymandering supports bad leaders

By Vivian Creekmore We assume that our Republican leaders are intelligent, educated and informed. Should we assume that when they share disinformation, they are lying? They know enough about medical science and research to understand how the COVID-19 crisis needs to...

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The election is over. Wisconsin turns to redistricting.

An end-around the governor? A recall of state Supreme Court justices? Primary challenges? How far will the parties go to defend, or break, Wisconsin’s gerrymandered districts? By Peter Cameron The veto is intact. Now that the election is over, it’s time to move on to...

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Fred Kessler: How to draw fair maps in Wisconsin

By Fred Kessler As a Wisconsin legislator, I was one of the people who sued the state in 2011, arguing that maps drawn by my Republican colleagues amounted to an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander. It was the case that prompted the Supreme Court to decide last year...

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2020 election again shows lopsided Republican legislative maps

By Mitchell Schmidt Continuing a decade-long trend in Wisconsin due in part to GOP-drawn legislative maps, Democratic candidates on Tuesday secured fewer legislative seats than what their statewide vote total would suggest. A Wisconsin State Journal analysis of...

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