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 the next political fight in Wisconsin. The results from that will last longer than a Joe Biden presidency.
Like every state in the union, Wisconsin must redraw its political districts. Many consider the Dairy State’s to be among the most gerrymandered in the nation.
Republicans held onto both houses, but failed to win the 2/3 supermajorities that would have allowed them to override the veto of Gov. Tony Evers, a Democrat.
That means Evers can block any maps the Republican-controlled legislature will produce next year.
Then who will draw the maps?